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BioASQ 2018 : BioASQ challenge

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Link: http://www.bioasq.org
 
When Feb 5, 2018 - Nov 1, 2018
Where EMNLP, Brussels, Belgium
Submission Deadline TBD
Categories    machine learning   semantic indexing   question answering
 

Call For Papers

BioASQ challenge on large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering
(the BioASQ Workshop, will take place in EMNLP, Brussels, Belgium, October 31- November 1, 2018)

Web site: http://bioasq.org/
twitter: https://twitter.com/bioasq
EMNLP 2018: http://emnlp2018.org/

The BioASQ challenge consists of two different tasks (Task 6a and Task 6b).

If you are interested in any of the following areas:
* Large-scale and hierarchical classification
* Machine learning
* Semantic Indexing, semantic similarity

then you may want to participate in BioASQ Task 6a (large-scale biomedical semantic indexing).
More information at http://bioasq.org/participate/challenges#Task6a

If you are interested in any of the following areas:
* Question answering from unstructured and structured data
* Single and multi-document summarization
* Information retrieval and passage retrieval
* Semantic indexing, semantic similarity and reasoning
* Machine learning, classification, learning to rank
* Named-entity recognition and disambiguation
* Information extraction, fact checking, relation extraction
* Textual entailment
* Natural-language generation

then you may want to participate in BioASQ Task 6b (biomedical semantic QA).
More information at http://bioasq.org/participate/challenges#Task6b

Important dates:
* Task 6a: You can join anytime from February 05, 2018 onwards. New data sets will be released weekly.
* Task 6b: You can join on ANY of the following dates:
- March 07, 2018
- March 21, 2018
- April 4, 2018
- April 18, 2018
- May 2, 2018

Detailed schedule at http://bioasq.org/participate/schedule

Training data for both tasks available at http://participants-area.bioasq.org/

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