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 TH 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.

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.

NEWSNew Project: PRIOR - PRepublicatIOn Radar

We are pleased to announce that the Google Digital News Initiative has approved funding for a prototype project we will carry out in collaboration with the SMC Lab. PRIOR, the PRepublicatIOn Radar, will be an integrated tool for science journalists to keep up to date with the latest scientific research, enabling them to detect and filter potentially interesting studies in a diverse set of scientific journals. Find out more about PRIOR on our project page.