|Fakulteit||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Representation and organisation. Information needs to be represented and organised in a system for it to be effectively retrievable. This module deals with the representation and organisation of information on the level of individual entities (e.g. indexing), from the perspective of the users (user profiling), as well as within a document collection (taxonomies and ontologies). The fundamental concepts of information organisation are also covered including components of information retrieval systems (IRS), abstraction principles and user information needs. This module also deals with search engine optimisation.
|Service modules||Faculty of Humanities|
|Contact time||3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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