[Corpora-List] EVALITA 2016: Development data available and registration open

Viviana Patti patti at di.unito.it
Wed Jun 15 22:10:05 CEST 2016

[Apologies for cross-posting]


EVALITA: Evaluation of NLP and Speech Tools for Italian http://www.evalita.it/



The 5th evaluation campaign "Evaluation of NLP and Speech Tools for Italian" - EVALITA 2016 (http://www.evalita.it/2016) is organized along the following selected tasks:

- ArtiPhon: Articulatory Phone Recognition, http://www.evalita.it/2016/tasks/artiphon - FactA: Event Factuality Annotation, http://www.evalita.it/2016/tasks/facta - NEEL-IT: Named Entity rEcognition and Linking in Italian Tweets, http://www.evalita.it/2016/tasks/neel-it - PoSTWITA: POS tagging for Italian Social Media Texts, http://www.evalita.it/2016/tasks/postwita - QA­4FAQ: Question Answering for Frequently Asked Questions, http://www.evalita.it/2016/tasks/qa­faq - SENTIPOLC: SENTIment POLarity Classification, http://www.evalita.it/2016/tasks/sentipolc

In addition, we launch a new challenge organized by IBM Italy:

- IBM Watson Services Challenge, http://www.evalita.it/2016/tasks/ibm-challenge

The participation is encouraged from teams working both in academic institutions and industrial organizations.

REGISTRATION to EVALITA 2016 TASKS and CHALLENGE is OPEN at http://www.evalita.it/2016/registration and will close when data sets for testing will be made available, on September 12th 2016. Registration before the deadline is highly encouraged since details of each shared task will be circulated and discussed within the group of registered participants.

DEVELOPMENT DATA for all EVALITA 2016 TASKS are currently available. Detailed instructions for data download and tasks’ guidelines are provided in the web page of each task (linked from the EVALITA 2016 website).

EVALITA 2016 is an initiative of AILC (Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Computazionale, http://www.ai-lc.it/).

IMPORTANT DATES: - 6th June 2016: development data available to participants, registration opens - 12th September 2016: test data available, registration closes - 19th September 2016: system results due to organizers - 26th September 2016: assessment returned to participants - 19th October 2016: technical reports due to organizers - 7th December 2016: final workshop in Naples as a satellite event of the 3rd Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2016 http://clic-it2016.dieti.unina.it

EVALITA 2016 scientific coordination: Pierpaolo Basile (Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro) Franco Cutugno (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) Malvina Nissim (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) Viviana Patti (Università degli Studi di Torino) Rachele Sprugnoli (Fondazione Bruno Kessler and Università degli Studi di Trento)

CONTACT: evalita2016[AT]gmail.com

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