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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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ITIA42 Information Retrieval (Set Book Exam) I 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
Information Studies and Interactive Media
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012

General description

This set of books is about working principles of information storage and retrieval systems. Main emphasis is on the Web environment.

Learning outcomes

This set of books gives a good comprehension of information retrieval systems' basic components and operations. After completing the course a student is expected to be able to:

-know the essential terminology of information retrieval
-know the main elements and working principles of an information retrieval system
-read information retrieval research literature

Contents

The typical architecture of information storage and retrieval systems; indexing procedures and text processing for indexing; matching and ranking; queries and user interfaces; clustering and classification; social search.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

  • Croft, Metzler & Strohman, Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice. Addison-Wesley. 2010.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
2012–2013
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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