The 15th NTCIR (2019 - 2020)
Evaluation of Information Access Technologies
July 2019 - December 2020

Conference: December 08-11, 2020, NII, Tokyo, Japan

What's New

Dec 8, 2020NEW: NTCIR-15 Online Proceedings are available here.

Nov 18, 2020: NTCIR-15 Conference Online Registration opened!

Nov 16, 2020: NTCIR-15 Conference Program at a glance released

Oct 15, 2020: NTCIR-15 Conference webpage released.

Oct 15, 2020: In response to the pandemic of COVID-19, NTCIR-15 Conference will be a fully online conference with the same schedule. For more details, please consult "ntcir-covid19@nii.ac.jp".

Aug 25, 2020: NTCIR-15 Paper Submission Instruction released.

Sep 1, 2020: Task participation was closed for all tasks. Thank you for your registration.
Nov 21, 2019: NTCIR-15 Task Registration started. (latest deadline updated on Aug 3rd, 2020)
Registration due of each task:
      DialEval-1 : until June 30th, 2020 (CLOSED)
      FinNum-2 : until July 24th, 2020 (CLOSED)
      QA Lab-PoliInfo-2 : until August 31st, 2020 (CLOSED)
      SHINRA2020-ML : until August 31st, 2020 (CLOSED)
      WWW-3 : until May 4th, 2020 (CLOSED)
      Data Search : until April 30th, 2020 (CLOSED)
      MART : until July 31st, 2020 (CLOSED)

Oct 17, 2019: NTCIR-15 Task Overveiw released..

Oct 10, 2019: Slides for NTCIR-15 Kick-Off Event released.

Sep 12, 2019: Call for participation to the NTCIR-15 Kick-Off Event released.

Aug 1, 2019: The NTCIR-15 Task Selection Committee has selected the following seven Tasks.
Data Search, DialEval-1, FinNum-2, MART, QA Lab-PoliInfo-2, SHINRA2020-ML, WWW-3.

May 23, 2019: NTCIR-15 Call for Task Proposals released. (Closed)

Accepted Tasks

Kick-Off Event

Task Proposals

Call for NTCIR-15 Task Proposal
Call for NTCIR-15 Task Proposal [CFP Flyer ] (Closed)

Tentative Schedule

Sep 2019
NTCIR-15 kickoff
Jan- 2020
Dataset Release*
Apr-Jun 2020
Task Registration Due*
Jan-May 2020
Dry Run*
May-Jul 2020
Formal Run*
Aug 20, 2020
Evaluation Result Release*
Sep 20, 2020
Submission due of participant papers
Nov 1, 2020
Camera-ready paper due
Dec 8-11, 2020
NTCIR-15 Conference in NII, Tokyo

Event with * may vary across tasks.

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Contact Us

We are looking forward to your participation !

NTCIR-15 Program Co-Chairs:
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
Makoto P. Kato (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua University, China)

NTCIR-15 General Co-Chairs:
Charles Clarke (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)

Last Modified: 2020-12-08