[Corpora-List] [FIRE'18] CFP - MAPonSMS-2018: Multilingual Author Profiling on SMS Shared Task

Mehwish Fatima mehwish.fatima at ciitlahore.edu.pk
Fri May 11 16:51:11 CEST 2018


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------------------------------------------------------------ -------------------- MAPonSMS-2018: Multilingual Author Profiling on SMS Shared Task to be held in conjunction with the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE'18) <http://fire.irsi.res.in/fire/2018/home>, 7th-9th December 2018, DAIICT, Gandhinagar, India.

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Dear researchers, We are inviting you to participate in FIRE’18-MAPonSMS (Multilingual Author Profiling on SMS) shared task, for which we make available a multilingual (Roman Urdu + English) dataset of SMS messages for author profiling task. The participants are invited to submit descriptions of their systems which will be presented during the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE) workshop 2018. In what follows, we give the task definition, the key dates and organizational contacts. For more information see our workshop and task website: https://lahore.comsats.edu.pk/cs/MAPonSMS/index.html and twitter handle: https://twitter.com/maponsms

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Task Definition: Given a multilingual (Roman Urdu + English) SMS messages profile, your task is to determine its author’s gender and age (both individually and jointly).

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Important Dates: • 14-05-2018 Registration deadline - Please register by sending an email to (maponsms at gmail.com) • 15-05-2018 Release of the training dataset (training period starts) • 15-06-2018 Release of the test dataset • 30-06-2018 Submissions of code/runs • 15-07-2018 Results notification • 05-08-2018 Working papers submission • 15-08-2018 Working papers revised (peer-reviewed) • 22-08-2018 Final version of the revised working papers due (camera ready) • 30-07-2018 Overview paper (to be included in the FIRE'18 conference proceedings) • 07-12-2018 Workshop on MAPonSMS 2018 - Multi-lingual Author Profiling on SMS shared task

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Contacts: Contact the organizers at: maponsms at gmail.com For your queries and discussions, please join the google group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/maponsms Official website: ttps://lahore.comsats.edu.pk/cs/MAPonSMS/index.html <https://lahore.comsats.edu.pk/cs/MAPonSMS/index.html> Twitter handle: @maponsms <https://twitter.com/maponsms>

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The organizers: Task Chair: Dr. Rao Muhammad Adeel Nawab (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan) Committee Members: Ms. Mehwish Fatima (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan) Ms. Saba Anwar (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan) Mr. Muhammad Sharjeel (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan) -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 9666 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20180511/b0461e8e/attachment.txt>



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