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 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.

NEWS2 open student positions

We offer two open positions for student assistants! Please check the (German)  job postings for more details. Apply with a short CV and a current list of your grades. The two positions are related to the  STELLA project and the  Smart Harvesting II project.

NEWSWelcome, Timo!

We would like to welcome our new colleague  Timo Breuer who joined us yesterday. He is going to work in the  STELLA project and will develop an living lab platform for search systems. Welcome on board Timo!