SIGIR 2007 Workshop on Focused Retrieval

(Question Answering, Passage Retrieval, Element Retrieval)

27 July 2007

Workshop Homepage Proceedings Call for Participation Organizers


The purpose of this workshop was to raise issues and promote discussion on focused retrieval - that is, Question Answering (QA), Passage Retrieval, and Element Retrieval (XML-IR). At the workshop the selected papers were presented and discussed in an open forum.


Proceedings now available online (2 August 2007)
Public announcement of workshop papers (26 June 2007)
EasyChair chosen as paper sybmission system (14 May 2007)
Website online (21 April 2007)
Workshop proposal accepted by ACM SIGIR(16 April 2007)


The workshop was part of SIGIR 2007 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


This workshop was held as part of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development on Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, 2007. Information on Amsterdam can be found in the Wikipedia.