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Information Retrieval
(dt. Information Retrieval)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Advanced module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
workload
Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Oral or written examination
Language,
Grading
German,
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course M.Sc. Data Science.
Original study programme M.Sc. Data Science / Informatik Vertiefungsmodule
Duration,
frequency
One semester,
Zweijährlich im Sommersemester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger

Contents

  • Quality criteria for information retrieval
  • Models for Information Retrieval
  • Architecture of Information Retrieval Systems
  • Index Methods and Index Structure
  • query extension
  • IR and Web
  • multimedia retrieval

Qualification Goals

The students shall

  • Acquire knowledge of the most important models for information retrieval,
  • get an overview of the architectures of IR systems,
  • know fundamental indexing techniques,
  • Understand optimization of requests in IR,
  • Acquire knowledge of IR applications in web and multimedia,
  • practice scientific working methods (recognizing, formulating, solving problems, training the ability to abstract),
  • practice oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.

Prerequisites

None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: either Algorithms and Data Structures or Practical Informatics II: Data Structures and Algorithms for Pre-Service-Teachers.


Recommended Reading

  • Manning, Raghavan, Schütze: Introduction to Information Retrieval, Cambridge University Press
  • Baeza-Yates, Ribeiro-Neto: Modern Information Retrieval, Addison Wesley
  • Ferber: Information Retrieval-Suchmodelle und Data-Mining-Verfahren für Textsammlungen und das Web, dpunkt Verlag
  • Henrich: Information Retrieval - Grundlagen, Modelle und Anwendungen



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