The 17th NTCIR (2022 - 2023)
Evaluation of Information Access Technologies
July 2022 - December 2023
Conference: December 12-15, 2023 NII, Tokyo, Japan

What's New

Jan 6, 2023NEW: NTCIR-17 Task Registration started.
Registration due of each task:
FinArg-1 : July 10, 2023
QA Lab-PoliInfo-4 : July 1, 2023
MedNLP-SC : June 1, 2023
FairWeb-1 : March 1, 2023
Transfer : May 1, 2023
UFO : July 1, 2023

Nov 11, 2022: The NTCIR-17 Program Committee has accepted the following pilot task, which has been conditionally accepted.

Sep 15, 2022: Call for participation to the NTCIR-17 Kick-Off Event released. [Registration]

Sep 15, 2022: The NTCIR-17 Program Committee has selected the following five Tasks. One more proposals are conditionally accepted and still under review. (For more details on each task, we will announce as soon as it is ready.)
Three CORE Tasks: FinArg, MedNLP-SC, QA Lab-PoliInfo-4
Two PILOT Tasks: FariWeb-1, Transfer

May 15, 2022: NTCIR-17 Call for Task Proposals released. (Closed)

Accepted Tasks

Fine-grained Argument Understanding in Financial Analysis (FinArg)
Medical Natural Language Processing for Social media and Clinical texts (MedNLP-SC)
QA Lab for Political Information 4 (QA Lab-PoliInfo-4)

The First Fair Web Task (FairWeb-1)
Resource Transfer Based Dense Retrieval (Transfer)
Understanding of non-Financial Objects in Financial Reports (UFO)

For more details on each task, we will announce as soon as it is ready.

For more details, please see:
NTCIR-17 Task Overview
How to Participate to NTCIR-17 Task(s)

Task Proposals

Call for NTCIR-17 Task Proposal
Call for NTCIR-17 Task Proposals [CFP Flyer ] (Closed)

Tentative Schedule

Jul 8, 2022
NTCIR-17 task proposals due
Aug 26, 2022
Acceptance Notification
Sep 2022
NTCIR-17 kickoff
Jan 2023
Dataset Release*
Jan-Jun, 2023
Dry Run*
Mar-Jul, 2023
Formal Run*
Aug 1, 2023
Evaluation result return
Aug 1, 2023
Task overview paper release (draft)
Sep 1, 2023
Submission due of participant papers (draft)
Nov 1, 2023
Camera-ready participant paper due
Dec 12-15, 2023
NTCIR-17 Conference in NII, Tokyo

Event with * may vary across tasks.

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Contact Us

We are looking forward to your participation !

NTCIR-17 Program Co-Chairs:
Takehiro Yamamoto (Co-chair, University of Hyogo, Japan)
Zhicheng Dou (Co-chair, Renmin University of China)

NTCIR-17 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: 2023-01-11