25.3412, FYI: EVALITA 2014: Test Data Available on September 8th

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Subject: 25.3412, FYI: EVALITA 2014: Test Data Available on September 8th

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Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:22:17
From: Simonetta Montemagni [simonetta.montemagni at ilc.cnr.it]
Subject: EVALITA 2014: Test Data Available on September 8th

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Evaluation of NLP and Speech Tools for Italian

Test data available for download on September 8th.

The 4th evaluation campaign “Evaluation of NLP and Speech Tools for Italian” -
EVALITA 2014 (http://www.evalita.it) will be held on December 11 2014 in Pisa
(Italy). The following tasks are being organized:
Text Tasks:
- Dependency Parsing articulated into two subtasks: Dependency Parsing for
Information Extraction (DPIE) and Cross-language Dependency Parsing (CLAP)
- Evaluation of Events and Temporal Information
- Sentiment Polarity Classification
- Word Sense Disambiguation (http://www.evalita.it/2014/tasks/wsd_ls)
Speech Tasks:
- Emotion Recogniton Task (http://www.evalita.it/2014/tasks/emotion)
- Forced Alignment on Children Speech
- Human and Machine Dialect Identification from Natural Speech and Artificial
Stimuli (http://www.evalita.it/2014/tasks/dialect)
- Speech Activity Detection and Speaker Localization in Domestic Environments

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

Registration to EVALITA 2014 Tasks is open at
http://www.evalita.it/Registration2014.html until September 8th 2014 when data
sets for testing will be made available. 

Development data for all 2014 tasks are currently available for download.
Detailed instructions for data download and Tasks’ guidelines are provided in
the web page of each task (linked from the EVALITA 2014 web site).

Important Dates:
- 8th September 2014: test data available, registration closes
- 15th September 2014: system results due to organizers
- 22th September 2014: assessment returned to participants
- 31st October 2014: technical reports due to organizers, early registration
for AI*IA and EVALITA 2014 workshop opens
- 28th November 2014: early registration to EVALITA 2014 workshop closes
- 11 December 2014: final workshop

EVALITA-2014 Organization:
Scientific coordination:
- Cristina Bosco (University of Torino) 
- Felice Dell'Orletta (Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale ''Antonio
Zampolli'' - CNR, Pisa) 
- Simonetta Montemagni (Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale ''Antonio
Zampolli'' - CNR, Pisa) 
- Maria Simi (University of Pisa) 
Scientific coordination for Speech Technology Evaluation:
- Piero Cosi (Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione - CNR, Padova)
- Mauro Falcone (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni) 
Contact person:
Cristina Bosco (bosco at di.unito.it)

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics


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