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Advanced Methods of Information Retrieval, SS 2018

Literature

Jeffrey Xu Yu, Lu Qin, Lijun Chang. Keyword Search in Databases. Synthesis Lectures on Data Management. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. 2009.

In addition, current research articles are provided during the lecture. See the lecture slides for more information.

Contact

In case you have any questions, please contact:

Lecture: Dr. Elena Demidova

Exercises:  Simon Gottschalk  

Exam SS 2018

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Lectures and Dates

Preliminary lecture plan SS 2018:

 

  • Introduction to Information Retrieval for structured data.
  • Information extraction.
  • Knowledge graphs and Linked Open Data.
  • Indexing structures.
  • Ranking and top-k query processing. 
  • Keyword query interpretation over structured data. 
  • Query refinement with ontologies and users. 
  • Diversification of query interpretations and search results.
  • Data profiling and federated search.
  • Evaluation methods.
  • Multilingual data analytics and retrieval.
  • Question answering applications. 
  • Example applications (I).
  • Example applications (II).

 

 

Exercises

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Student presentations

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Program code

 To run the code you shoud have a running Eclipse IDE as well as the IR library Lucene 4.5.x (download).

 

 Lucene Test (Zip archive)