Search Engines and Information Retrieval Systems

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Welcome to this course in methods for automated Information Retrieval!

This is a course in Computer Science focusing on basic theory, models, and methods for Information Retrieval in very large data sets.

In the course you will learn about basic and advanced techniques for information systems: information extraction; efficient text indexing; indexing of non-text data; Boolean and vector space retrieval models; evaluation and interface issues; structure of Web search engines.

Information about the current course round (spring term 2017) can be found in the pages under "VT 2017 ir17" in the menu to the left.

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