The 13th NTCIR (2016 - 2017)
Evaluation of Information Access Technologies
June 2016 - December 2017
Conference: December 5-8, 2017, NII, Tokyo, Japan

What's New

December 5th, 2017: NEWOnline Proceedings of NTCIR-13 Conference and EVIA 2017 are available here.

August 28, 2017: Task participation was closed for all tasks. Thank you for your registration.
June 2nd, 2017: NTCIR-13 Task Registration is still possible in some tasks (latest deadline updated on June 26th, 2017)
     Lifelog-2: until Jan 15th, 2017 (for Phase I) and until August 15th, 2017 (for Phase II) (CLOSED)
     MedWeb: until March 31st, 2017 (CLOSED)
     OpenLiveQ: until Feb 28th, 2017 (CLOSED)
     QALab-3: until Jan 26th, 2017 (for Phase-1) and until May 1st, 2017 (for Phase-2) (CLOSED) [see detailed schedule here].
     STC-2: Japanese Subtask: until July 23th, 2017(for Japanese Subtask) and until April 30th (for Chinese Subtask) (CLOSED)
     AKG: until Dec 31st, 2016 (for AM subtak) and until Jun 1st, 2017 (for AKGG subtask) (CLOSED)
     ECA: until May 10th, 2017 (CLOSED)
     NAILS:until June 30th, 2017 (CLOSED)
     WWW: until April 30th, 2017 (CLOSED)

NTCIR-13 News


Kick-Off Event

Task Proposals

Call for NTCIR-13 Task Proposal
Call for NTCIR-13 Additional Pilot Task Proposal [CFP Flyer ] (Due: October 31, 2016)NEW
Call for NTCIR-13 Task Proposal [CFP Flyer ] (Due: April 28, 2016 Closed.)

Important Date

Aug 24, 2016
Kick-off event in NII, Tokyo
Dec 15, 2016
Task registration is still possible after Dec. 15, 2016* For how to registratoin, please see here.
Jan 2017
Dataset release*
Jan-Mar 2017
Dry run*
Mar-July 2017
Formal run*
Sep 1, 2017
Evaluation result release
Sep 1, 2017
Task overview paper release (draft)
Oct 1, 2017
Submission due of participant papers (draft)
Nov 1, 2017
Final submission due of all camera-ready papers (task overview papers / participant papers)
Dec 5-8, 2017
NTCIR-13 Conference & EVIA 2017 in NII, Tokyo

Event with * may vary across tasks.
For the latest and detailed schedule, please visit each task website.

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Contact Us

We are looking forward to your participation !

NTCIR-13 Program Co-Chairs:
Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua University, China) and Makoto P. Kato (Kyoto University, Japan)

NTCIR-13 General Co-Chairs:
Charles L.A. Clarke (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
Tetsuya Sakai (Waseda University, Japan)

Last Modified: 2017-06-26