Entity linking taskEntity linking task aims at identifying political terms included in politicians' statements, and is to resolve mention recognition, disambiguation and linking the mention with the knowledge base. In PoliInfo2, Entity linking is the task of assigning a unique identity of "legal name" which is one of the political terms. Given local assembly member's utterances, and systems extract a mention of “law name” and link the mention with the list of law names or Wikipedia.
Dialog summarization taskDialog summarization task aims at summarizing the transcript of local assembly, taking the structure of dialogue into account. In PoliInfo2, systems participating in this task summarize the transcript based on the dialogue structure, which consists of “Members' questions” and “Governor's answer”. Given the transcript and summary conditions (speaker name and number of summary characters etc), they generate the structured document.
Stance classification taskStance classification task aims at estimating politician's position from politician's utterances. In PoliInfo2, system participating in the task estimates the stances of political parties from the utterances of the members of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly. Given the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly, topics (agenda), member's list and political denomination list, and the systems classify their stance into two categories (agree or disagree) for each agenda.
|Sep 30th 2019:||NTCIR-15 Kickoff Event in NII, Tokyo|
|Oct 18th 2019:||First Round Table Meeting in NII, Tokyo|
|Dec 10th 2019:||Second Round Table Meeting in NII, Tokyo|
|Dec 15th 2019:||Registration Start|
|Feb 1st 2020:||Dataset Release *|
|Mar 16th-19th 2020:||Third round table meeting in NLP2020|
|Apr 30th 2019:||Task Registration Due|
|May 7th 2020:||Dry Run*|
|Jun 30th 2020:||Submission Deadline for Dry Run|
|Jun 1st-12th 2020:||Update of dataset|
|Jul 13th 2020:||Formal Run|
|Jul 31st 2020:||Submission Deadline for Formal Run|
|Aug 1st – 7th 2020:||Evaluation by participants|
|Aug 8th – 14th 2020:||Evaluation by organizers|
|Aug 15th 2020:||Evaluation Result Release|
|Aug 2020:||Fourth Round Table Meeting（）|
|Sep 1st 2020:||Task over view paper release (draft)|
|Sep 2020:||Submission deadline of participant papers (draft)|
|Nov 1st 2020:||Camera-read participant paper submission deadline|
|Dec 5th-8th 2020:||NTCIR-15 Conference ＆ EVIA 2020 in NII, Tokyo|