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The 9th NTCIR Workshop
NTCIR9 RITE Evaluation Agreement for - Xinhua News Service file

[NTCIR-9 User Ugreement Forms]


# This page is available English only.

1. INTRODUCTION

"Xinhua Chinese Text 1998-2005", or LDC2008E01 NTCIR-7 Advanced Cross-Lingual Information Access Task (Xinhua Chinese Text, 1998-2001) and LDC2009E75 NTCIR-8 Xinhua Chinese Data 2002-2005, are available for the participants of the NTCIR-9 RITE Task only for the purposes of the NTCIR Workshop.

The document data will be provided to you by the LDC via internet server for download.

Xinhua Chinese Text (1998-2005) is also included in the following LDC corpus:
LDC2007T38: Chinese Gigaword Third Edition, which released on Aug 17, 2007.

If you have the above one, you do not need to newly obtain the corpus.

This is only a portion of the data for the NTCIR-9 RITE Task. The rest of the data can be obtained directly from NTCIR after filling out and sending the two forms below.


2. HOW TO OBTAIN THE DATA

(1) Register to participate in the RITE task at NTCIR-9
The LDC will grant the license to the registered participants.
(2) Download the LDC's "NTCIR-9 RITE Evaluation Agreement"
(3) Complete and sign the agreement.
(4) Fax or scan and email a signed agreement to the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC).
Fax:+1(215)573-2175
Email: ldc
ATTN: Ms Ilya Ahtaridis, Membership Coordinator
(5) The document data will be provided to you by the LDC.
Contacting LDC:
Linguistic Data Consortium
3600 Market Street
Suite 810
Philadelphia, PA, 19104-2653, USA
General Office Telephone:+1(215)898-0464
@@@@Membership Office Telephone: +1(215) 573-1275
Fax:+1(215)573-2175
Email: ldc
ATTN: Ms Ilya Ahtaridis, Membership Coordinator

3. SCOPE OF THE LICENSE

This license is valid until September 30, 2012 only, at which time User agrees to delete the Data and any files and software derived from it from any computer or media onto which it has been copied and to return all media to the LDC. User may keep the data by agreeing to pay the LDC the non-member fee and signing the generic LDC nonmember user agreement. 

For the detailed conditions, please consult the agreement.


[NTCIR-9 User Ugreement Forms]

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2011-01-19