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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.

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
Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni) Oct 3, 2016 Nov 12, 2016
Sem. IB Nov 14, 2016 Jan 21, 2017
Sem. IIA Feb 27, 2017 Apr 22, 2017
Sem. IIB Apr 24, 2017 Jun 10, 2017
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione d'esami invernale Jan 23, 2017 Feb 25, 2017
Sessione d'esame estiva Jun 12, 2017 Jul 29, 2017
Sessione d'esami autunnale Aug 21, 2017 Sep 23, 2017
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione di Laurea Estiva Jul 10, 2017 Jul 15, 2017
Sessione di Laurea Autunnale Dec 18, 2017 Dec 21, 2017
Sessione di Laurea Invernale Mar 23, 2018 Mar 29, 2018
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2016 Nov 1, 2016
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2016 Dec 8, 2016
Vacanze Natalizie Dec 23, 2016 Jan 7, 2017
Vacanze Pasquali Apr 14, 2017 Apr 18, 2017
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2017 Apr 25, 2017
Festa dei Lavoratori May 1, 2017 May 1, 2017
Festa del Santo Patrono - San Zeno May 21, 2017 May 21, 2017
Vacanze Estive Aug 14, 2017 Aug 19, 2017

Exam calendar

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Academic staff

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

Bellomo Leonardo

Bellotto Massimo

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Bertagna Federica

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Bigliazzi Silvia

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Borghetti Vincenzo

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Calvi Lisanna

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Castellani Umberto

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Cavallo,  February 10, 2019

Cavallo Tiziana

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Cioffi Antonio

Corte Maurizio

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Delfitto Denis

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Facchinetti Roberta

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Frassi Paolo

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Guaraldo Olivia

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Kofler Peter Erwin

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Lopez Pena Zosimo

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Marcolungo Ferdinando Luigi

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Gabriele Pozzani,  January 23, 2013

Pozzani Gabriele

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Salgaro Silvino

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Sandrini Giuseppe

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Secondulfo Domenico

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Tedoldi Leonida

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Toffali Antonella

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Tomaselli Alessandra

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Villani Simone

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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.

activated in the A.Y. 2017/2018
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
A course to be chosen among the following
A course to be chosen among the following
Specialized training in journalism or publishing field
6
F
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Dissertazione
24
E
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2° Year activated in the A.Y. 2017/2018

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
A course to be chosen among the following
A course to be chosen among the following
Specialized training in journalism or publishing field
6
F
-
Dissertazione
24
E
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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.




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Teaching code

4S02367

Teacher

Coordinatore

Gabriele Pozzani

Credits

6

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

INF/01 - INFORMATICS

Period

Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni), Sem. IB

Learning outcomes

introduction to fundamentals of the information retrieval systems, in particular to text analysis and web retrieval.
Introduction to semistructured information, XML, and their use in electronic publishing.

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
• Hidden/deep web and anonymous networks
• Federated search and metasearch
• Aggregators and web feeds
• Recommender systems

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.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
de leo domenico Appunti delle lezioni 2019 In italiano. Sufficienti alla preparazione dell'esame.
Robert R. Korfhage Information Storage and Retrieval Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  
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 open 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.

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Type D and Type F activities

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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
Stage Research area
Proposte stages - Centro di ricerca Skenè Various topics
TIROCINIO IN GIORNALISMO E SOCIAL MEDIA Various topics

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