NTCIR-16 Data Search 2 is a shared task on ad-hoc retrieval for governmental statistical data. The second round of Data Search addresses the retrieval from a dataset collection published by the Japanese government (e-Stat), and one published by the US government (Data.gov). Furthermore, this round introduces two additional subtasks: QA subtask and UI subtask.
|Jan 31, 2021||Dataset collections and training queries release|
|Aug 31, 2021||Registration due and test queries release|
|Sep 30, 2021||Submission due for the IR subtask|
|Nov 31, 2021||Evaluation results release for the retrieval subtask|
|Feb 1, 2022||Submission due for the QA and UI subtasks|
Please visit (NOT READY) , and take a look at What participants must do. Then, go to (NOT READY) for registration. The registration is necessary for participants to submit their runs.
For each subtask, we provide Japanese and English test collections.