Hasso-Plattner-Institut
  
Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann
  
 

Information Retrieval

Lecturer: Dr. Ralf Krestel

Course Description

Information Retrieval: Indexing, Retrieval Models, Querying, Evaluation

Web Search: Crawling, Link Analysis, Social Search, Multimedia Search

Grading

  • 30% Midterm Exam
  • 70% Final Exam
  • Completion of at least 9 out of 10 homework assignments on time is a requirement for participation in the final exam. Homework assignments should be worked on in groups of three.

Resources

The slides and assignments can be found in the internal area.

Syllabus

The lecture usually takes place on Mondays, 13:30 to 15:00 in D-E 9/10

The exercises usually take place on Wednesday, 13:30 to 15:00 in D-E 9/10

DateTopic
7.4.14Introduction, Architecture
10.4.14Indexing 16:00 (after student assembly)
14.4.14Cancelled
21.4.14Public Holiday
28.4.14Retrieval Models I
5.5.14Retrieval Models II
12.5.14Querying
19.5.14Evaluation
26.5.14Midterm Exam
2.6.14Web Search
9.6.14Public Holiday
16.6.14Crawling
23.6.14Link Analysis
30.6.14Social Search
7.7.14Multimedia Search
14.7.14Summary

Textbooks

  • Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice by W. Bruce Croft, Donald Metzler, and Trevor Strohman
  • Modern Information Retrieval by Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Berthier Ribeiro-Neto
  • An Introduction to Information Retrieval by Christopher D. Manning, Prabhakar Raghavan, and Hinrich Schütze
  • Information Retrieval by Cornelis Joost van Rijsbergen