Information Retrieval
2018-04-01

Teaching personnel


Lecturer

Formalia


Targeted audience
  • Angewandte Informatik Master with 3+1 hours per week and 6 credit points
  • Komedia Master with 3+1 hours per week and 6 credit points
  • ISE Master with 3+1 hours per week and 6 credit points

Dates


Lectures

Date

Time

Place

Thursday12:30 - 15:00LC/137

Tutorials


Examination Dates


As usual, you have to register at the Prüfungsamt for the exams. Normally, you have to do nothing else! Note the type of exam is written exam.

 

Description


Course Topics

  • Introduction: Information Retrieval and Learning to Rank
  • Refresher: Concept of Machine Learning
  • Introduction: (Artificial) Neural Networks (ANNs)
  • Deep Networks: Multi-Layer Perceptron, Tensorflow and Keras, Concept of initialisation and regularization in ANNs
  • Advanced Concepts: CNN, RNN, LSTM
  • Application: Applying advanced concepts to IR. This part will be based on student assignments where students in groups will apply learned concepts on on-going IR problems and submit their solutions.

Additional material


Books

Slides

Overview of the teachings

Slides as well as sheets for the exercises can be obtained through ILIAS. For this please follow the following steps:

  • Shibboleth Login -> Login with your university login information
  • Scroll: Magazin -> Information Systems -> 2018 SS Information Retrieval
  • Click the button "Beitreten"
  • Click the menu item "Folien/Slides"