The 18th NTCIR (2024 - 2025)
Evaluation of Information Access Technologies
January 2024 - June 2025
Conference: June 10-13, 2025 NII, Tokyo, Japan

What's New

May 1, 2024 NEW: NTCIR-18 Task Registration started. [Flyer]
March 29, 2024: Kickoff Event has been held.
March 11, 2024: Call for participation to the NTCIR-18 Kick-Off Event released. (Closed)
January 29, 2024: NTCIR-18 Call for Task Proposals released. (Closed)

Accepted Tasks

Task Proposals

Call for NTCIR-18 Task Proposal (Closed)
Call for NTCIR-18 Task Proposals [CFP Flyer ]

Tentative Schedule

Feb 9, 2024
NTCIR-18 Task Proposal Submission Due (Anywhere on Earth)
Mar 2024
Acceptance Notification of Task Proposals
Mar 29, 2024
NTCIR-18 Kickoff Event
May 2024
Dataset release*
Jun-Dec 2024
Dry run*
Sep 2024-Feb 2025
Formal run*
Feb 1, 2025
Evaluation results return
Feb 1, 2025
Task overview release (draft)
Mar 1, 2025
Submission due of participant papers (draft)
May 1, 2025
Camera-ready participant paper due
Jun 10-13, 2025
NTCIR-18 Conference

(* indicates that the schedule can be different for different tasks)

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Contact Us

We are looking forward to your participation !

NTCIR-18 Program Committee Co-Chairs:
Qingyao Ai (Tsinghua University, China)
Chung-Chi Chen (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan)
Shoko Wakamiya (Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan)

NTCIR-18 General Chairs:
Charles Clarke (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan)
Makoto P. Kato (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua University, China)

Last Modified: 2024-05-20