VIKMA06 Search and Analytical Surveying

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2010
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Josef Schwarz (lecturer)
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 C33
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to: use various searching methods and strategies ; explain principles of search engines ; understand of common query principles ; work with many different search engines ;
  • Research activity - theoretical foundations, basic terminology; definition of problem and identification of information need, formulation of research request and query; research strategies and tactics during searching in databases; searching with assistance of information retrieval languages; tools for creating and managing personal bibliographies, research strategies on the internet;valuation of information and sources.
  • Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval / Gerard Salton, Michael J. McGill.. -- New York : McGraw-Hill, 1983.. -- 448 s.
  • Modern information retrieval / Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Berthier Ribeiro-Neto.. -- New York : ACM Press, c1999.. -- xx, 513 s.
Teaching methods
- lectures - homework reading - class discussion
Assessment methods
Course is finalized with oral exam. Condition for enrolment to oral exam is handing of paper and passing written test.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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