IT8802 - Advanced Information Retrieval


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Course content

Advanced topics on information retrieval:
- Advanced methods for information retrieval (IR), such as Learn-to-rank (LTR), clustering and classification for IR.
- Indexing methods for scalable retrieval
- Personalising of results
- Temporal information retrieval
- Spatio-temporal information retrieval
- Statistics for IR
- IR methods for streaming data

Learning outcome

A. Knowledge:
The students is aimed at learning and undestand the principles, techniques and methods behind advanced information retrieval

B. Skills:
The candidate will be trained to actively apply principles, techniques
and methods from the information retrieval domain on advanced applications such as multimedia search and retrieval of biomedical information. It is a goal that the students will be able to identify which methods are currently state of the art within IR and that they can build on this to extend one or more of the methods.

C. Competence:
The candidate shall be able to implement advanced techniques for retrieval of a variation of information types

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and/or colloquia

Required previous knowledge

TDT4117 Information Retrieval or equvalent knowledge. The course builds on the TDT4117 course.

Course materials

The mandatory readings for the course consist of a set of articles which will be given at the start of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IT3807 7.5 01.09.2008
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level



Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Informatics
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science



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