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Information Retrieval

Description

Today more and more information is becoming available in unstructured or poorly structured form. Examples of information of this type are free text, web pages, videos, images, sounds, blog, etc. The goal of this course is to enable the student to understand the fundamentals of information access for unstructured or poorly structured information. In particular, the aim is to assist the student to get an understanding of some of the techniques for the indexing, retrieval, filtering, clustering, and presentation of textual and multimedia information held in digital archives and on the web. The course complement what the student has learned from a previous course on Database technology.

 

REFERENCES

  • W.B. Croft, D. Metzler, and T. Strohman. Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice, Pearson, 2009.
  • Other books will be suggested during the course, but are absolutely not required and could be found in the university library

People

 

Crestani F.

Course director

Alian Nejadi M.

Assistant

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2016-2017
ECTS
6
Education
Bachelor of Science in Informatics, Core course, Lecture, 3rd year