The 14th NTCIR (2018 - 2019)
Evaluation of Information Access Technologies

January 2018 - June 2019

What's New

NEWFebruary 1, 2018: Call for participation to the NTCIR-14 Kick-Off Event released.

February 1, 2018: Call for participation to the NTCIR-14 QALab-PoliInfo Kick-Off Event released.
December 5, 2017: The NTCIR-14 Task Selection Committee has selected the following six Tasks.
Lifelig-3, OpenLiveQ-2, QA Lab-4, STC-3, WWW-2, CENTRE.

August 23, 2017: NTCIR-14 Call for Task Proposals released.(Closed.)

NEWAbout Proceedings

LNCS After the NTCIR-14 conference, a post-proceedings of rivised selected papers will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series.


NEWKick-Off Event

NTCIR-14 Kick-Off Event:
- DATE/TIME: March 20th (Tuesday) 2018, 13:00-
- PLACE: National Institute of Informatics (NII), Room 2009/2010, Tokyo, Japan

*Pre-registration is not required, but, for preparing, if you would like to participate in the Kick-Off Event, please e-mail to NTCIR Project Office at ntc-secretariat with subject: [NTCIR-14KickOff].

For more details, please see:
Call for Participation to the NTCIR-14 Kick-Off Event [Flyer ]

NTCIR-14 QALab-PoliInfo Kick-Off Event was held on Feburary 20th (Tuesday) 2018.

For more details, please see:
NTCIR-14 QALab-PoliInfo Website
For contact to NTCIR-14 QALab-Poliinfo: qalab-admin

Task Proposals

Call for NTCIR-14 Task Proposal
Call for NTCIR-14 Task Proposal [CFP Flyer ] (Due: Sep 15, 2017 Closed.)

Tentative Schedule

Sep 15, 2017
NTCIR-14 task proposals due
Nov 10, 2017
Acceptance Notification
Dec 5-8, 2017
NTCIR-13 conference, where the accepted tasks can be introduced by the task organizers
Mar 20, 2018
NTCIR-14 kickoff
Jun 2018
Task Registration Due*
Jun 2018
Dataset Release*
Jun-Jul 2018
Dry Run*
Aug-Out 2018
Formal Run*
Feb 1, 2019
Evaluation Result Release*
Feb 1, 2019
Task overview paper release (draft)
Mar 15, 2019
Submission due of participant papers
May 1, 2019
Camera-ready participant paper due
Jun 2019
NTCIR-14 Conference & EVIA 2019 in NII, Tokyo

Event with * may vary across tasks.

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To subscribe, please send an e-mail to ntc-secretariat@nii.ac.jp


Contact Us

We are looking forward to your participation !

NTCIR-14 Program Co-Chairs:
Makoto P. Kato (Kyoto University, Japan) and Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua University, China)

NTCIR-14 General Co-Chairs:
Charles Clarke (Facebook, USA)
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)

Last Modified: 2018-03-12