NTCIR-16

The 16th NTCIR (2021 - 2022)
Evaluation of Information Access Technologies
January 2021 - June 2022
Conference: June 2022, NII, Tokyo, Japan
("Online presentation" will be available at the NTCIR-16 Conference.)

What's New

Mar 30, 2021NEW: Slides for the NTCIR-16 Kick-Off Event released.

Mar 15, 2021: Call for participation to the NTCIR-16 Kick-Off Event released. [CFP]

Jan 18, 2021: The NTCIR-16 Program Committee has selected the following ten Tasks.
Six CORE Tasks: FinNum-3, DialEval-2, WWW-4, QA Lab- PoliInfo-3, Data Search 3, Lifelog-4
Four PILOT Tasks: SS, Real-MedNLP, ULTRE, RCIR


Dec 21, 2020: NTCIR-16 Additional Call for Task Proposals released. (Due: Jan 15, 2021 Closed)

Oct 15, 2020: NTCIR-16 Call for Task Proposals released. (Closed)

Accepted Tasks

Task Proposals

Call for NTCIR-16 Task Proposal
Call for NTCIR-16 Task Proposals [CFP Flyer ] (Closed)
Call for NTCIR-16 Additional Task Proposals [CFP Flyer ] (Due: Jan 15, 2021 Closed)

Tentative Schedule

Jan 15, 2021
NTCIR-16 task proposals due
Feb 15, 2021
Acceptance Notification of Additional Task Proposal
Mar 2021
NTCIR-16 kickoff
Jul 2021
Dataset Release*
Jul-Dec 2021
Dry Run*
Sep 2021-Feb 2022
Formal Run*
Feb 1, 2022
Evaluation result retaurn
Feb 1, 2022
Task overview paper release (draft)
Mar 1, 2022
Submission due of participant papers (draft)
May 1, 2022
Camera-ready participant paper due
Jun 2022
NTCIR-16 Conference in NII, Tokyo

Event with * may vary across tasks.

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NTCIR-16 Program Co-Chairs:
Takehiro Yamamoto (Co-chair, University of Hyogo, Japan)
Zhicheng Dou (Co-chair, Renmin University of China)


NTCIR-16 General Chairs:
Charles Clarke (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
Makoto P. Kato (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua University, China)


Last Modified: 2021-03-30