Appel: CLEF-QAst evaluation campaign (2nd Call for participation)

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Wed Mar 7 09:15:48 UTC 2007

Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 12:16:55 +0100
From: ELDA <info at>
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*CLEF-QAst evaluation campaign *

*Second call for participation *

QAst is a new CLEF-QA track that aims to provide an evaluation
framework for Question Answering technology (currently just factual
QA) on speech transcripts, both manual and automatic. A detailed
description of this track is available here:

The pilot track is organized jointly by the Technical University of
Catalonia (UPC, the Evaluations and Language
resources Distribution Agency (ELDA and the
Laboratoire d'Informatique pour la Mécanique et les Sciences de
l'Ingénieur (LIMSI

The participation is free of charge.

Important dates:

 30 January 2007: development set released
 15 June 2007: evaluation set released
 30 June 2007: submission deadline
 20 August 2007: paper submission deadline
 19-21 September 2007: workshop

If you are interested in participating please send an email to Jordi
Turmo (**) with "QAst" in the subject line.

Best regards,

QAst organizers


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