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

NEWDecember 16, 2016: NTCIR-13 Task Registration is still possible in each tasks after December 15, 2016 (final deadline updated on Dec. 22, 2016)
     Lifelog-2: until Jan 15, 2017 (for Phase I) and until Jun 15, 2017 (for Phase II)
     MedWeb: until March 31, 2017
     OpenLiveQ: until Feb 28, 2017
     QALab-3: until Jan 26, 2017 (for Phase-1) and until May 1, 2017 (for Phase-2) [see detailed schedule here].
     STC-2: until April 30, 2017
     AKG: until Dec 31, 2016 (for AM subtak) and until Jun 1, 2017 (for AKGG subtask)
     ECA: until Dec 1, 2016 (The registration dealine was over)
     NAILS: until March 15, 2017
     WWW: until April 30, 2017

NEWDecember 7, 2016: NTCIR-13 User Agreement Forms (for ECA task) released.
NEWDecember 2, 2016: NTCIR-13 User Agreement Forms (for Lifelog task) released.
November 17, 2016: NTCIR-13 User Agreement Forms (for AKG, OpenLiveQ, QALab task) released.
November 7, 2016: NTCIR-13 User Agreement Forms (for STC, NAILS, WWW task) released.
October 14, 2016: NTCIR-13 Task Registration Started (CFP is here). [Flyer]
September 13, 2016: Call for NTCIR-13 Additional Pilot Task Proposal released (due: October 31, 2016).
September 8, 2016: NTCIR-13 Kick-Off Event slides released.
August 26, 2016: Imporatant Date updated.
August 19, 2016: NTCIR-13 Overview released.
August 16, 2016: Call for participation to the NTCIR-13 Kick-Off Event released.
March 18, 2016: NTCIR-13 Call for Task Proposals released.

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: 2016-12-22