Download JNTU M.TECH 2-Semester INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS August/September-2007 Exam Question Paper

Code No: 55220/MT
M.Tech. II-Semester Examinations, August/September-2007.

(Software Engineering)

Time: 3 hours                 Max. Marks: 60

Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks

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1.a)  Define Information Retrieval system. Explain the objectives and
functional overview of the Information Retrieval System.
b)  Can Information Retrieval System be related to a Database
Management System? Justify your answer with relevant examples.

2.  Discuss the various Information Retrieval System capabilities in

3.a)  Distinguish between cataloging and indexing.
b)  Give the objectives of indexing.
c)  Explain how indexing process is handled.

4.  Explain in detail the various data structures used in Information
Retrieval Systems with suitable examples.

5.  Explain the following:
a)   Statistical Indexing  b)  Hypertext linkages
c)  Concept Indexing

6.a)  Explain how a thesaurus will be generated.
b)  Write about item clustering.

7.a)  Explain the various user search techniques with suitable
b)  Discuss the features related to cognition and perception.

8.a)  Explain the concept of text search with relevant examples.
b)  Describe the various measures used in the information system


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