[Corpora-List] QALD-5: 5th Open Challenge on Question Answering over Linked Data

Christina Unger cunger at cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de
Mon Feb 2 09:38:24 CET 2015


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QALD-5

Fifth Open Challenge on Question Answering over Linked Data

www.sc.cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de/qald ------------------------------------------------------------

Dear colleagues,

We are happy to announce QALD-5, the fifth instalment of the open challenge on question answering over linked data. QALD-5 is part of the QA lab at CLEF 2015 (http://nlp.uned.es/clef-qa/) and puts a strong focus on multilinguality as well as on hybrid approaches using information from both structured and unstructured data.

The challenge is aimed at all systems that mediate between a user, expressing his or her information need in natural language (either as question or keywords, provided in seven languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Romanian), and RDF data (in this case, DBpedia 3.10).

A full description of the challenge as well as the training data can be found at the following location:

http://greententacle.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de/~cunger/qald/index.php?x=challenge&q=5

Schedule --------

Training phase starts now, the further schedule is as follows:

Release of test data: April 20, 2015 Submission deadline: May 8, 2015 Release of evaluation results: May 15, 2015 Deadline for working notes submission: June 7, 2015 Workshop: September, 2015

Registration ------------

If you want to participate, please register for the CLEF 2015 QA lab at http://clef2015-labs-registration.dei.unipd.it.

Prizes ------

Thanks to our sponsor Orange (http://www.orange.com/en/home), we are able to offer prizes for the top-scoring teams. More details will be announced soon.

We cordially invite everyone working on question answering over linked data to participate, and look forward to another exciting challenge!

With best regards,

The QALD team



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