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 use case 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.