The Call for Papers of the Information Processing & Management special issue on Heterogeneous and Distributed Information Retrieval is available at this location.
SIGIR is the major international forum for the presentation
of new research results and the demonstration of new systems
and techniques in the broad field of information retrieval.
The SIGIR workshop on Heterogeneous and Distributed
Information Retrieval focus on new methods and algorithms
to efficiently and effectively access data distributed
over large heterogeneous distributed systems. The workshop
particularly encourages papers that address the creation and
the search in distributed, dynamic information systems as
well as papers presenting novel architectural solution for
Authors should submit full papers using the same guidelines as
the main conference. Paper length must not exceed ten pages.
More information on the format could be found at
Submissions should be e-mailed to
All submissions will be referred by at least 3 members
of the PC.
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