188.977 Introduction to Information Retrieval
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

The goals of this course are the following:

  • Gain a fundamental understanding about how (web) search engines (like Google, Bing, Lucene, Elasticsearch, …) work
  • Learn how to efficiently search a large number of documents and rank them according to their relevance to a given query
  • Learn how to evaluate search results and incorporate additional context information (like PageRank) to improve search results
  • Additionally, learn how to compare and search for audio and images

Subject of course

  • Text indexing, Stemming, Tokenization, Inverted Index, BOW
  • Audio indexing: MFCCs, Rhythmpatterns, Statistical Spectrum Descriptors
  • Image Indexing:  Color histograms, Edge histograms, Texture
  • Cross-modal Aspects: Image characteristics of text, Text in audio and images,...
  • Boolean Retrieval, Vector Space Model, Binary-Independence-Retrieval-Modell, Statistical language models
  • Evaluation

 

ECTS/Effort:

Lectures: 7 sessions @ 2h: 14h

Exercises:

     Ex1: 30h

     EX2: 10h

    

Exam Preparation: 20h

Exam: 1h

SUM: 75h

Additional information

Lectures:

11.10 Introduction
18.10 Basic text Processing
25.10 Information on Exercise 1
8.11 Scoring and Search
22.11 IR Evaluation
29.11 Web search
13.12 Search Interfaces
20.12 Image and Music IR

Exercise 1:

25.10 Hand-out
23.11 Programming Café
13.12 Hand-in in TISS
14.12 Hand-in Discussion

Exercise 2:

20.12 Hand-out
25.1 Hand-in in TUWEL

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu16:00 - 18:0011.10.2018 - 17.01.2019EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Fri10:00 - 13:0023.11.2018 Meeting room HC 01 15Ex 1 Programming Café
Fri10:00 - 13:0014.12.2018 Meeting room HC 01 15Ex 1 hand-in
Introduction to Information Retrieval - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu11.10.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu18.10.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu25.10.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu08.11.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu22.11.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Fri23.11.201810:00 - 13:00 Meeting room HC 01 15Ex 1 Programming Café
Thu29.11.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu06.12.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu13.12.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Fri14.12.201810:00 - 13:00 Meeting room HC 01 15Ex 1 hand-in
Thu20.12.201816:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu10.01.201916:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture
Thu17.01.201916:00 - 18:00EI 3A Hörsaal Lecture

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu13:00 - 14:0012.12.2019FAV Hörsaal 1 written01.11.2019 08:00 - 11.12.2019 23:59TISSGIR - 2019W - Prüfung 1
Thu10:00 - 11:0009.01.2020FAV Hörsaal 1 written01.11.2019 08:00 - 08.01.2020 23:59TISSGIR - 2019W - Prüfung 2

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.08.2018 00:00 15.11.2018 23:59 15.11.2018 23:59

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 526 Business Informatics STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 932 Visual Computing
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing
066 936 Medical Informatics

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

if required in English