Category learning and object recognition aka Machine learning for computer vision and audio processing


3 ECTS, C. 18h


Georges Quenot, Philippe Mulhem and Jean-Pierre Chevallet


This course addresses advanced aspects of information access and retrieval, focusing on several points: models (probabilistic, vector-space and logical), multimedia indexing, web information retrieval, and their links with machine learning. These last parts provide opportunities to present the processing of large amount of partially structured data. Each part is illustrated on examples associated with different applications.

Course contents:

Part I. Foundations of Information Retrieval

Course 1: Information retrieval basics.

Course 2: Classical models for information retrieval.

Course 3: Natural language processing for information retrieval.

Course 4: Theoretical models for information retrieval.

Part II: Web and social networks

Course 5: Web information retrieval and evaluation.

Course 6: Social networks and information retrieval.

Course 7: Personalized and mobile information retrieval.

Course 8: Recommender systems.

Part III: Multimedia indexing and retrieval

Course 9: Visual content representation and retrieval.

Course 10: Classical machine Learning for multimedia indexing.

Course 11: Deep learning for information retrieval.

Course 12: Deep learning for multimedia indexing and retrieval.