1. Overview of the Shared Tasks

Task 1:Question Entity Discovery and Linking

Given a set of questions in natural language, it is required to identify domain related mentions in the questions, and link the identified mentions to entities in a given knowledge base.

Task 2Clinical Named Entity Recognition

Given a set of digital medical records in plain text, this task is to recognize entity mentions in medical domain, and classify them into pre-defined categories, such as disease, symptom, etc.

  1. How to Participate

Please fill the registration form and send it to email (ccks2017@163.com) before May 20, 2017.

  1. Important Dates
  • April 17, 2017, release of tasks and sample data
  • April 17 ~ May 20, 2017, participants registration
  • May 5, 2017, release training data
  • July 5, 2017, release testing data
  • July 7, 2017, participants’ results submission deadline
  • July 24, release evaluation results
  • August 6, paper submission deadline
  1. Evaluation Chairs