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

Bill_Lang(Gmail) billlangjun at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 05:23:00 CEST 2007


SPOCK is currently an invitation-only beta service, which means you must
receive an invitation from SPOCK or a friend to sign up for the service.

Now I am focusing on name disambiguation research. So I want to try spock.
But I have not any invitation. Is there somebody could send me an
invitation? My mail is billlangjun at gmail.com


Thanks a lot~!
Bill_Lang


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-corpora at lists.uib.no [mailto:owner-corpora at lists.uib.no] On
Behalf Of Alexandre Rafalovitch
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 10:07 PM
To: CORPORA at uib.no
Subject: Re: [Corpora-List] Cross-document coreference/Entity Resolution:
$50,000 Spock Challenge

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:
http://blog.outerthoughts.com/2007/04/spock-announces-an-entity-resolution-c
ompetition/

Hope it helps,
Alex.
--
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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