FF:VIKBA11 Retrieval Languages - Course Information
VIKBA11 Information Retrieval LanguagesFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- Mgr. Josef Schwarz (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Alžběta Šašinková
Supplier department: Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
- Fri 10:50–12:25 B2.13
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- VIK_PoZ Qualifying Examination
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is offered to students of any study field.
- 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.
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- CHU, Heting. Information representation and retrieval in the digital age. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2003. xiv, 248. ISBN 1573871729. info
- AITCHISON, Jean, Alan GILCHRIST and David BAWDEN. Thesaurus construction and use : a practical manual. 4th ed. London: Aslib, 2000. xiv, 218. ISBN 0851424465. info
- SMITH, Sherry L. and Kari J. KELLS. Inside indexing : the decision-making process. [S.l.]: Northwest Indexing Press, 2005. vii, 189. ISBN 0977103501. info
- AIKAWA, Hiroko. Guidelines on subject access to individual works of fiction, drama, etc. 2. ed. Chicago: American Library Association, 2000. iii, 67. ISBN 0838935036. info
- The future of classification. Edited by Rita Marcella - Arthur Maltby. Aldershot: Gower, 2000. xv, 144. ISBN 0566079925. info
- Teaching methods
- lectures, reading
- Assessment methods
- written test
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
- Information about innovation of course.
- This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.