[Elsnet-list] Answer Validation Exercise 2007: Release of Test Collections

Alvaro Rodrigo Yuste alvarory at lsi.uned.es
Fri Jun 15 18:28:32 CEST 2007

    The Answer Validation Exercise (AVE) 2007 is part of the QA Track at
the Cross Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF). The objective of the task is
to promote the development and evaluation of subsystems aimed at
validating the correctness of the answers given by a QA system.

    Systems will receive a set of possible answers per question and must
decide which of them are correct and supported by their snippet.

    The test collections for Answer Validation Exercise (AVE) 2007 are
now available at the AVE site (http://nlp.uned.es/QA/ave/) under the
"2007" tab of your menu, after login as a registered participant. There
is a task for each of the following languages: German, English, Spanish,
French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese and Romanian.

    Participants can submit runs from now to June 22 according to the 

    Thank you for your interest.

    For further information please visit the website or contact:

       Anselmo Peñas
       anselmo at lsi.uned.es

       Álvaro Rodrigo
       alvarory at lsi.uned.es

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