NIST TAC Knowledge Base Population (KBP2017) Entity Discovery and Linking Track

Regular Task Timeline

  • June 29 - July 27: March 7: Tri-lingual EDL related tools and resources available
  • June 29 - July 27: Cold Start KB Evaluation Window
  • September 25 - October 2: Trilingual EDL Evaluation Window
  • October 5: Release Tri-lingual scores to individual participants
  • October 10: Participants short system description due at NIST (for coordinators' overview paper)
  • October 10: Presentation proposals due for all tracks
  • October 10: Notification of acceptance of presentation proposals
  • November 1:  Coordinator's overview paper & Participants' full workshop papers due at NIST
  • November 13-14: TAC KBP 2017 Workshop
  • February 15, 2018: System description paper camera ready

Pilot Task Timeline

  • April 28: Release task spec
  • July 15: Registration deadline
  • August 25: Silver-Standard Training Data available
  • October 5-16: Pilot Evaluation Window
  • October 18: Release scores to individual participants
  • October 22: Participants short system description due at NIST (for coordinators' overview paper)
  • October 22: Presentation proposals due for all tracks
  • October 23: Notification of acceptance of presentation proposals
  • November 1:  Coordinator's overview paper & Participants' full workshop papers due at NIST
  • November 13-14: TAC KBP 2016 Workshop
  • February 15, 2018: System description paper camera ready