TDT4117 - Information Retrieval


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course concerns automatic document storage and retrieval. In this case, the term document includes sounds and images as well as text. With this course you will learn about file organising, query operations, document operations and knowledge-based textual and multimedia information retrieval.

Learning outcome

The students will learn and understand the principle, techniques and methods behind information retrieval.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may change from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Berthier Ribeiro-Neto, Modern Information Retrieval, 2. utgave, 2011 (mendatory).
Christopher D. Manning, Prabhakar Raghavan and Hinrich Schütze, Introduction to Information Retrieval, Cambridge University Press. 2008 (recommended).

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IT2801 7.5 2010-09-01


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D 2018-12-03 09:00 SL311 grønn sone , SL311 brun sone , SL311 orange sone , SL120 , SL238 , SL271 , SL310 hvit sone
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.