NTCIR-14

The 14th NTCIR (2018 - 2019)
Evaluation of Information Access Technologies
January 2018 - June 2019

Conference: June 10-13, 2019, NII, Tokyo, Japan

What's New

Oct 9, 2018NEW: NTCIR-14 Task Registration is still possible in some tasks. (latest deadline updated on Sep 10th, 2018) (CFP is here). [Flyer]
     Lifelog-3 : until Dec 31th, 2018
     OpenLiveQ-2 : until Sep 1st, 2018 (CLOSED)
     QALab-PoliInfo : until Jul 30th, 2018 (for Dry Run) and until Nov 19th, 2018 (for Formal Run)
     STC-3 : until Sep 9th, 2018 (CLOSED)
     WWW-2 : until Sep 9th, 2018 (CLOSED)
     CENTRE : until Sep 30th, 2018 (CLOSED)
     FinNum : until Dec 31th, 2018
Aug 23, 2018NEW: NTCIR-14 User Agreement Form (for Lifelog/STC/WWW/CENTRE/FinNum task) released
Jul 19, 2018: New Additional Pilot task: FinNum task registration has started. (deadline : until Dec 31th, 2018)
Jun 8, 2018: NTCIR-14 User Agreement Form (for OpenLiveQ/QALab task) released

May 14, 2018: NTCIR-14 Task Registration Started.
April 2, 2018: Call for NTCIR-14 Additional Pilot Task Proposal released (due: May 20, 2018).
April 2, 2018: NTCIR-14 Task Overveiw released.
February 1, 2018: Call for participation to the NTCIR-14 Kick-Off Event released.
February 1, 2018: Call for participation to the NTCIR-14 QALab-PoliInfo Kick-Off Event released.
December 5, 2017: The NTCIR-14 Task Selection Committee has selected the following six Tasks.
Lifelig-3, OpenLiveQ-2, QA Lab-4, STC-3, WWW-2, CENTRE.
August 23, 2017: NTCIR-14 Call for Task Proposals released.(Closed.)


Tasks

About Proceedings

LNCS After the NTCIR-14 conference, a post-proceedings of rivised selected papers will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Springer

Kick-Off Event

NTCIR-14 Kick-Off Event was held on March 20th (Tuesday) 2018.

For more details, please see:
Task slides for Kick-Off Event
Call for Participation to the NTCIR-14 Kick-Off Event [Flyer ]

NTCIR-14 QALab-PoliInfo Kick-Off Event was held on Feburary 20th (Tuesday) 2018.

For more details, please see:
NTCIR-14 QALab-PoliInfo Website
For contact to NTCIR-14 QALab-Poliinfo: qalab-admin

Task Proposals

Call for NTCIR-14 Task Proposal
Call for NTCIR-14 Additional Pilot Task Proposals [CFP Flyer ] (Due: May 20, 2018)NEW
Call for NTCIR-14 Task Proposal [CFP Flyer ] (Due: Sep 15, 2017 Closed.)

Tentative Schedule

Sep 15, 2017
NTCIR-14 task proposals due
Nov 10, 2017
Acceptance Notification
Dec 5-8, 2017
NTCIR-13 conference, where the accepted tasks can be introduced by the task organizers
Mar 20, 2018
NTCIR-14 kickoff
Jun-Nov, 2018
Task Registration Due*
Jun, 2018
Dataset Release*
Jun-Aug, 2018
Dry Run*
Aug-Dec 2018
Formal Run*
Feb 1, 2019
Evaluation Result Release
Feb 1, 2019
Task overview paper release (draft)
Mar 15, 2019
Submission due of participant papers
May 1, 2019
Camera-ready participant paper due
Jun 10-13, 2019
NTCIR-14 Conference & EVIA 2019 in NII, Tokyo

Event with * may vary across tasks.

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To subscribe, please send an e-mail to ntc-secretariat@nii.ac.jp

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Contact Us

We are looking forward to your participation !


NTCIR-14 Program Co-Chairs:
Makoto P. Kato (Kyoto University, Japan) and Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua University, China)

NTCIR-14 General Co-Chairs:
Charles Clarke (Facebook, USA)
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)


Last Modified: 2018-10-09