NIST TAC Knowledge Base Population (KBP2015) Entity Discovery and Linking Track

Timeline (Tentative)

  • January 17: Annotation Guidelines available
  • February 16: Release task spec initial version
  • March 25: Release Final version of Task spec
  • March 31: Make previous years’ training/eval data sets available to participants
  • March 31: new KB ready
  • March 31: Tri-lingual EDL related tools and resources available
  • April 5: release source collection for Pilot Study
  • April 5: Pilot Registration deadline
  • April: Pilot Training Data available
  • May 1-23: Pilot Evaluation
  • June 30: Full Training Data available
  • September 1: Registration deadline
  • September 28-October 12: Full EDL Task Evaluation
  • October 13-October 20: Diagnostic EDL tracks
  • October 27: Participants short system description due at NIST (for coordinators' overview paper)
  • October 27: Presentation proposals due for all tracks. Teams are strongly encouraged to submit initial proposals based on system approaches and results on DEV data (proposals may be revised or withdrawn after NIST returns evaluation results)
  • October 29: Notification of acceptance of presentation proposals
  • November 1:  Coordinator's overview paper & Participants' full workshop papers due at NIST
  • November 17-18: TAC KBP 2015 Workshop
  • February 15, 2016: System description paper camera ready