Information Retrieval Research Group at TH Köln

Who We Are

& What We Do

Information retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information resources relevant to an information need. The best known IR usecase are search engines - the most prominent one of course is Google. The Information Retrieval Research Group at Technische Hochschule Köln (University of Applied Sciences) is doing research and development in the fields of retrieval evaluation, digital libraries, query suggestions and bibliometrics enhanced retrieval methods.

NEWSPaper accepted for JCDL 2018 available at the ArXiv

We are happy to announce that our paper we wrote together with Christopher and Ralf from dblp on “ Prioritizing and Scheduling Conferences for Metadata Harvesting in dblp” was accepted the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2018). As usual we deposited a preprint of the paper at

NEWSPoster presentation at ID@NRW 2018

Mandy Neumann will present her PhD proposal related to the Smart Harvesting II project at the conference Innovationstag Digitalisierung NRW 2018 at the Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln on 1st of March 2018. The main goal of the ID@NRW 2018 is to provide a forum for PhD students and scientists from the Graduate Institute NRW to discuss their research projects.