department of informatics

Mediamatics I - Course HS-2009

1. September 2009
Lecture: Thursday, 08.10.2009, 8:15 - 12:15, PER 21 E230
Thursday, 08.10.2009, 13:15 - 17:15, PER 21 F230
Friday, 09.10.2009, 8:15 - 12:15, PER 21 C230
Friday, 09.10.2009, 13:15 - 17:15, PER 21 F230
Thursday, 26.11.2009, 8:15 - 17:00, PER 21 B130
Documents: Moodle
Description: This block course gives an overview of information management for media and communication specialists. The main topics are: Information modelling, information retrieval, multimedia, content management. Part of the course will be hands-on training in the multimedia lab of the Department of Informatics. Different software packages and information systems can be tested by the students. Instead of an examination at the end of the course, the students have to present a project and submit a project report.
Content: The main topics are: Information modelling, database management, information retrieval, multimedia, and content management
Curriculum: Master of Arts in Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung (Sozialwissenschaften),
Master of Arts en Communication, Politique et Société (Sociologie)
Language: English
Examination: Project work and presentation on a specific topics.
Literature: Books
  • Baeza-Yates R., Ribeiro-Neto B.: Modern Information Retrieval. Addison Wesley 1999
  • Connolly T., Begg C.: Database Systems - A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management. Addison Wesley 2002
  • Chakrabarti S.: Mining the Web - Discovering Knowledge from Hypertext Data. Morgan Kaufman Publishers 2003
  • Grossman D. A., Frieder O.: Information Retrieval - Algorithms and Heuristics. Springer Publisher 2004