Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

A.A. 2015/2016

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Semestrino IA Sep 28, 2015 Nov 14, 2015
Semestrino IB Nov 16, 2015 Jan 16, 2016
Semestrino IIA Feb 22, 2016 Apr 16, 2016
Semestrino IIB Apr 18, 2016 Jun 4, 2016
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale Jan 18, 2016 Feb 20, 2016
Sessione estiva Jun 6, 2016 Jul 30, 2016
Sessione autunnale Sep 1, 2016 Sep 30, 2016
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione estiva Jul 7, 2016 Jul 7, 2016
Sessione autunnale Nov 24, 2016 Nov 24, 2016
Sessione invernale Apr 3, 2017 Apr 8, 2017
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2015 Nov 1, 2015
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2015 Dec 8, 2015
Vacanze di Natale Dec 23, 2015 Jan 6, 2016
Vancanze di Pasqua Mar 24, 2016 Mar 29, 2016
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2016 Apr 25, 2016
Festa dei Lavoratori May 1, 2016 May 1, 2016
Festa del S. Patrono S. Zeno May 21, 2016 May 21, 2016
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2016 Jun 2, 2016
Vacanze estive Aug 8, 2016 Aug 15, 2016

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Culture and Civilisation Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

B C D F G L M P R S T V

Bellotto Massimo

massimo.bellotto@univr.it +39 045802 8797

Bertagna Federica

federica.bertagna@univr.it 0458028637

Bigliazzi Silvia

silvia.bigliazzi@univr.it +39 045802 8477

Borghetti Vincenzo

vincenzo.borghetti@univr.it +39 045 802 8584

Castellani Umberto

umberto.castellani@univr.it +39 045 802 7988

Cavallo Tiziana

tiziana.cavallo@univr.it 0458028030

Cavarero Adriana

adriana.cavarero@univr.it +39 045802 8066

Cioffi Antonio

Corte Maurizio

maurizio.corte@univr.it

De Beni Matteo

matteo.debeni@univr.it +39 045 802 8540

Delfitto Denis

denis.delfitto@univr.it +39 045802 8114

Facchinetti Roberta

roberta.facchinetti@univr.it +39 045802 8374

Facini Laura

laura.facini@univr.it

Frassi Paolo

paolo.frassi@univr.it +39 045802 8408

Guaraldo Olivia

olivia.guaraldo@univr.it +39 045802 8066

Ligugnana Giovanna

giovanna.ligugnana@univr.it +39 045 8028892

Marcolungo Ferdinando Luigi

ferdinando.marcolungo@univr.it +39 045 802 8389

Pozzani Gabriele

gabriele.pozzani@univr.it +39 045 802 8235

Salgaro Silvino

silvino.salgaro@univr.it +39 045802 8272

Sandrini Giuseppe

giuseppe.sandrini@univr.it 045 802 8069

Secondulfo Domenico

domenico.secondulfo@univr.it - domenico.secondulfo3@gmail.com

Tomaselli Alessandra

alessandra.tomaselli@univr.it +39 045802 8315

Villani Simone

simonevillani@tiscali.it

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
A course to be chosen among the following
A course to be chosen among the following
6
B
(L-ART/07)
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
A course to be chosen among the following
A course to be chosen among the following
Final exam
24
E
-

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
A course to be chosen among the following
A course to be chosen among the following
6
B
(L-ART/07)

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
A course to be chosen among the following
A course to be chosen among the following
Final exam
24
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S02367

Coordinatore

Gabriele Pozzani

Credits

6

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

INF/01 - INFORMATICS

Language

Italian

Period

Semestrino IA, Semestrino IB

Learning outcomes

introduction to fundamentals of the information retrieval systems, in particular to text analysis and web retrieval.

Program

Contents and studying materials are the same for attending and non-attending students.

Prerequisite: basic notions of computer science and computer technologies.

Coursework:
1.Information retrieval systems
- Introduction to information retrieval systems
- IR models
- retrieval metrics
2.Text analysis
- document preprocessing
- text indexing
- Zipf's law
- stemming and stop-lists
- thesauri
3.Introduction to multimedia information retrieval systems
- features and goals
- main issues
4.Introduction to user interfaces for search
- how user interface biases searches
- retrieval results display
5.Web retrieval
- Web, features and structure
- search engines
- basic notions and architecture
- search and ranking of web pages
- search engine user interaction
- Web spam
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Semantic search engines (notions)
- Search based on user profile
6.Structured text retrieval
- Basic notions about semistructured data
- Structured text retrieval models
- introduction to XML
- XML and digital libraries
7.Brief presentation of information retrieval systems and software
- WolframAlpha: a natural language search engine
- Eurovoc: the official European Union thesaurus

Teaching method: frontal lecture

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
de leo domenico Appunti delle lezioni 2019 In italiano. Sufficienti alla preparazione dell'esame.
C. D. Manning, P. Raghavan, H. Schütze Introduction to information retrieval (Edizione 1) Cambridge University Press 2008 9780521865715 In inglese. Disponibile online http://informationretrieval.org
R. Baeza-Yates, B. Ribeiro-Neto Modern Information Retrieval (Edizione 2) Addison Wesley 2011 978-0-321-41691-9 In inglese. Principale libro di riferimento.

Examination Methods

Written examination consisting of questions about the concepts exposed during the lessons.

The slides and studying material provided by the teacher are enough to prepare the exam. Suggested books are intended for integration and in-depth study.

Teaching materials

Type D and Type F activities

Modules not yet included

Career prospects


Module/Programme news

News for students

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Graduation

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Laureandi Editoria e Giornalismo: vademecum Various topics
TESI SU COMUNICAZIONE DELL’AGROALIMENTARE Various topics

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