VIKBA11 Information Retrieval Languages

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2007
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Josef Schwarz (lecturer)
Mgr. Silvie Kořínková Presová, DiS. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Zdeněk Kadlec, Dr.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Iva Dušová
Fri 10:00–11:35 zruseno C21
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VIK_PoZ Qualifying Examination
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Course of lectures is focused in value, theory and use of information retrieval languages (IRLs) in information systems. IRLs domain is explained regarding information system functions, components and processes (document and its processing, information storage and retrieval, output information processing, information system evaluation). IRLs domain is also put into framework of organization of information. Function and value of IRLs used in modern automated information and library system integrating lingvistic tools are described.
  • 1. THEORY OF INFORMATION RETRIEVAL LANGUAGES (IRLs) 1.1. Terminology and taxonomy of IRLs. 1.2. Theoretical foundations of IRLs in logic, linguistics, semiotics and epistemology. 1.3. Structure, formats and implementation of IRLs. 1.4. IRLs type relations, retrieval reference languages. 2. PRACTICAL USAGE OF IRLs 2.1. Selected examples of IRLs types. 2.2. Practical aspects of IRLs administration, updating and using. 2.3. Recent state of IRLs in libraries and information institutions in the Czech republic.
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Přesné zádání všech požadavků bude specifikováno v první hodině výuky.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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