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NTCIR-11 QA-Lab


7. Important Dates

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July 14, 2014: Training data release (1) Knowledge resource (Textbooks, (J) wikipedia, (EJ) Center Exam(multiple Choice, Years 2009,2005,2001,1997, EJ)
Aug 1, 2014: Baseline System (QA Base system), Release)
Aug 7, 2014: Hands‐on‐Tutorials on UIMA (at NII, Rm 1904) Hiroshi Kanayama (IBM), Yoshinobu Kano (PREST/NII)
Aug, 2014: Training data release (2) 2nd exam (Complex Questions, (2009,2005, EJ)

Registration Deadline (extended)
. We can accept new registration who will participate only Phase 2. Register here.To register after this date, please contact the organizers using the form at the bottom of this page.

PHASE 1
smileys:Center Exam
Tue, Sept 23, 2014: Formal run topics release (from the download website for each team)
Tue, Sept 23 - 30, 2014: End-to-End Question-answering  and IR runs
Tue. Oct 1 - Oct 6, 2014: Combination Runs

Tue, Oct 14: Draft paper submission to the Task organizers
- Describing motivation, approach, resources, etc. (Required)
- If possible: results analysis, etc.

Mid-Late Oct: Round table meeting (TBA)

PHASE 2
smileys: Center Exam
Tue, Oct 28, 2014: Formal run Topics release
Tue, Oct 28 – Nov. 3, 2014: End-to-End QA and IR runs updated!
Tue, Nov 4 – 10, 2014: Combination runs
smileys: 2nd Exam
Tue, Nov 11, 2014: Test Topics release
Tue, Nov 11 – 17, 2014: End-to-End QA and IR runs updated!
Tue, Nov 17 – 24, 2014: Combination runs

Tue, Nov 30: Paper Submission for the Proceedings, which will be available online at the Conference.

Dec 9, 2014 (AM): Round-table meeting
Dec 9 - 12, 2014: NTCIR-11 Conference