[Corpora-List] Final Call For Participation: Second Shared Task On Metaphor Detection -- extended through April 11, 2020

Beigman Klebanov, Beata bbeigmanklebanov at ets.org
Fri Mar 20 03:25:47 CET 2020

Final Call For Participation: Shared Task On Metaphor Detection

Due to the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, we decided to extend the deadline for submission of predictions to April 11, to give more time to participants who were not able to give it as much time as they intended due to the need to accommodate to the new realities of shortages, curfews, and working from home.

Please note that this leaves only 7 days between the submission of predictions and the submission deadline for the shared task paper to be presented at the Workshop on Figurative Language Processing @ACL 2020. The April 18 deadline for paper submissions is not being extended since it depends on the ACL 2020 workshop proceedings deadlines and these have not changed. We therefore strongly recommend that participants start writing in parallel with refining their systems.

For more information about the shared task and to participate visit https://competitions.codalab.org/competitions/22188

Important Dates (updated)

* January 12, 2020: 1st CFP for the shared task; CodaLab competition is open; training data and auxiliary scripts can be downloaded

* February 12, 2020: 2nd CFP for the shared task; test data can be downloaded and results submitted; performance will be tracked on CodaLab dashboard

* April 11, 2020: Last day for submitting predictions on test data

* April 18, 2020: Papers describing the systems are due. For paper submission information, visit https://sites.google.com/view/figlang2020/submission-information,

* May 8, 2020: Notifications for papers are sent

* May 18, 2020: Camera Ready version of papers

* July 9, 2020: Workshop on Figurative Language Processing @ ACL 2020 in Seattle, WA (https://sites.google.com/view/figlang2020/)

Task organizers

* Ben Leong<https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=T4HyHQIAAAAJ&hl=en>, Educational Testing Service; cleong [AT] ets [DOT] org

* Beata Beigman Klebanov<https://sites.google.com/site/beatabeigmanklebanov/>, Educational Testing Service, bbeigmanklebanov [AT] ets [DOT] org

* Rutuja Ubale<https://rutujaubale.github.io/>, Educational Testing Service, rubale [AT] ets [DOT] org

* Chris Hamill, Educational Testing Service, chamill [AT] ets [DOT] org


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