The Sixteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2007)
Ellen M. Voorhees
This report constitutes the proceedings of the 2007 Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2007, held in Gaithersburg, Maryland November 6-9, 2007. TREC 2007 is the latest in a series of workshops designed to foster research in text retrieval and related technologies. This year's conference consisted of seven tracks: blog search, enterprise search, question answering, information access in the genomics domain, search in support of legal discovery, detection of spam in an email stream, and investigating new techniques for building large, fair test collections. The proceedings contains overview papers for each track plus papers from individual TREC participants.