TKO_2098 Information Retrieval 5 ECTS
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Computer Science
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

Understanding of the fundamental methods of document and information retrieval, ranging from basic document indexing to vector space representations, document classification,
clustering and topic modeling. Special attention is given to dealing with large document collections and web search, as well as work with existing tools and libraries for text indexing and retrieval.


Index construction, vector space model, probabilistic retrieval, document classification, document clustering, link analysis, retrieval in morphologically rich languages, cross-language retrieval, evaluation.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Project / practical work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English

Lectures, hands-on programming exercises, project, exam.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Lecture material, online documentation, selected chapters from Manning et al., Introduction to Information Retrieval.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Biochemistry
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Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Computer Science
DP Bachelor of Science in Techn.(Communication St)
DP in Information and Communication Technology
MDP in Digital Health and Life Sciences (Tech.)
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