[Corpora-List] Cross-document coreference/Entity Resolution: $50,000 Spock Challenge

Alexandre Rafalovitch arafalov at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 16:08:00 CEST 2007

The website is rather sparse on information at the moment, so I have
downloaded their (rather large) corpora and had a look.

If anyone is interested in the challenge, my overview might help you
to make a decision better and faster:

Hope it helps,
Personal blog: http://blog.outerthoughts.com/
Research group: http://www.clt.mq.edu.au/Research/

On 4/17/07, Christopher Manning <manning at stanford.edu> wrote:

> Hello,


> Here's an opportunity for anyone interested to apply their entity

> resolution techniques....


> Chris


> --


> $50,000 Spock Challenge


> Spock (http://www.spock.com/), a search application for people based

> in Silicon Valley, is announcing the launch of The Spock Challenge.

> Spock has selected one of its most interesting problems, namely

> Entity Resolution, to share with the technical community, allowing

> other leading computer scientists and engineers to compete in an open

> contest . The winners of this global competition will reap a reward

> of $50,000 cash. Spock will also be issuing prizes for 2nd and 3rd

> place.

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