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oHow to obtain Japanese Newspaper Article Data

oYomiuri Newspaper (1998-1999)  for NTCIR   

For the non-participants, Yomiuri Newspaper Japanese Article Data is available for research purpose use from Nihon Database Kaihatsu Co. Ltd. (currently information is available in Japanese only) and the document records in the Data shall be converted into the NTCIR standard record format by the script yomi2ntcir.pl.


oMainichi Newspaper (1998-1999)  for NTCIR

For the non-participants, Mainichi Newspaper Japanese Article Data Full-Text Article Database CD-ROMs are available for research purpose use from Mainichi Newspaper Co. and the document records in the CD-ROMs shall be converted into the NTCIR standard record format by the script mai2.pl.(currently information is available in Japanese only)


oHow to obtain Newspaper Article Data for NTCIR-4 Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval Task

oChosunilbo Newspaper Article Data for NTCIR-4 Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval Task

 Korean news articles published in Korea in the years of 1998-1999. It contains the document records from: Chosunilbo.It is also available for the non-participant for the research purpose use from the Research Center for Information Resources at the NII (RCIR/NII). Please notice that this news article data shall be used for the research purpose only . The news article data can not be used for "commercial purpose" nor "information purpose". Please remember that the this news article data is copyrighted and has commercial value as data. It is important for our continued reliable and good relationship with the data producers/providers that we researchers must behave as a reliable partners and use the data only for research purpose under the user agreement and use them carefully not to violate any rights for them .

The followings are the procedures to obtain this news article .

A application form and a user agreement (memorandum) is required.
*The application form of theNTCIR-4 CLIR Task Newspaper Article Data must be filled out and sent by E-mail to ntc-secretariat.

*The user agreement form for news article data that you would like to obtain must be filled out and sent by postal mail or courier to the address below.
Please download and make two copies of the form in double-sided print.
Signatures are needed on both agreement forms.
After counter-signed by NII side, one copy of the form will be sent to you for your retention and one copy will be kept by the NII.


Address
NTCIR Project (Rm.1309)
National Institute of Informatics
2-1-2 Hitotsubashi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
102-8430, JAPAN

PHONE: +81-3-4212-2750
FAX: +81-3-4212-2751
Email: ntc-secretariat

oMainichi Daily Newspaper Article Data for NTCIR-4 Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval Task

 English articles published in Japan in the years of 1998-1999. It contains the document records from: Mainichi Daily News. It is available for the non-participant for the research purpose use from the Research Center for Information Resources at the NII (RCIR/NII). Please notice that this news article data shall be used for the purpose of research related to NTCIR-4 Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval Task. The news article data can not be used for "commercial purpose" nor "information purpose". Please remember that the this news article data is copyrighted and has commercial value as data. It is important for our continued reliable and good relationship with the data producers/providers that we researchers must behave as a reliable partners and use the data only for research purpose under the user agreement and use them carefully not to violate any rights for them .

The followings are the procedures to obtain this news article .

A application form and a user agreement (memorandum) is required.
*The application form of the  NTCIR-4 CLIR Task Newspaper Article Data must be filled out and sent by E-mail to ntc-secretariat.

*The user agreement form for news article data that you would like to obtain must be filled out and sent by postal mail or courier to the address below.
Please download and make two copies of the form in double-sided print.
Signatures are needed on both agreement forms.
After counter-signed by NII side, one copy of the form will be sent to you for your retention and one copy will be kept by the NII.

After review in the NII, the permission of use of the data will be sent to the applicant.

Address
NTCIR Project (Rm.1309)
National Institute of Informatics
2-1-2 Hitotsubashi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
102-8430, JAPAN

PHONE: +81-3-4212-2750
FAX: +81-3-4212-2751
Email: ntc-secretariat


oXinhua News Service for NTCIR


English news articles published in China PRC in the years of 1998-1999. It contains the document records from: Xinhua News Service file from LDC2002T31 AQUAINT Corpus of English News Text. For the non-participants, LDC2002T31 AQUAINT Corpus of English News Text is available for research purpose use from the LDC and the document records in the Corpus shall be converted into the NTCIR standard record format by the script xinhua2ntcir.pl.


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Last updated : 2005-08-17
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