[Elsnet-list] SemEval 2010: Call for participation

Katrin Erk katrin.erk at mail.utexas.edu
Tue Feb 23 17:21:46 CET 2010

[apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement]


        Call for Participation

        SemEval-2010 Shared Tasks

We would like to encourage you to participate in one or more of the
SemEval-2010 shared tasks.

The SemEval page is located at


You find available data sets on the page


The purpose of Senseval is to evaluate semantic analysis systems.
SemEval-2010 will be the 5th workshop on semantic evaluation. Here is
a short overview of available tasks:

#1      Coreference Resolution in Multiple Languages
#2      Cross-Lingual Lexical Substitution
#3      Cross-Lingual Word Sense Disambiguation
#4      VP Ellipsis - Detection and Resolution
#5      Automatic Keyphrase Extraction from Scientific Articles
#6      (cancelled)
#7      Argument Selection and Coercion
#8      Multi-Way Classification of Semantic Relations Between Pairs of Nominals
#9      Noun Compound Interpretation Using Paraphrasing Verbs
#10     Linking Events and their Participants in Discourse
#11     Event Detection in Chinese News Sentences
#12     Parser Training and Evaluation using Textual Entailment
#13     TempEval 2
#14     Word Sense Induction
#15     Infrequent Sense Identification for Mandarin Text to Speech Systems
#16     Japanese WSD
#17     All-words Word Sense Disambiguation on a Specific Domain (WSD-domain)
#18     Disambiguating Sentiment Ambiguous Adjectives

To learn more about the tasks of your choice, go to

Best regards,
Carlo Strapparava & Katrin Erk

 Time Schedule

* Release of trial,                   depends on task, available at
  training and test data:

* Submission of description papers: April 17, 2010
* Notification of acceptance:       May 6, 2010
* SemEval'2010 workshop (at ACL):   July 15-16

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