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|
|Registration due and test queries release|
|Submission due for the IR subtask|
|Evaluation results release for the retrieval subtask|
|Feb 1, 2022||Submission due for the QA and UI subtasks|
Please take a look at What participants must do. Then, go to http://research.nii.ac.jp/ntcir/ntcir-16/howto.html and follow the registration instruction. The registration is necessary for participants to submit their runs.
For each subtask, we provide Japanese and English test collections.