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Media: Conclusion of the First MITRE Challenge

Submitter: Karina Wright

Submitter Email: khw@mitre.org
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Media Body: The first competition of The MITRE Challenge™ has concluded! A
series of open competitions, the Challenge was developed to
encourage innovation in technologies of interest to the federal
government. Challenge #1, titled Multicultural Person Name Matching,
launched early this year. For more information on the top performing
teams, the competition itself, and The MITRE Corporation, please view
the press release at:

http://www.mitre.org/news/releases/11/challenge_12_14_2011.html

The MITRE Challenge was announced previously on LINGUIST List at
the following URL:

http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-1935.html
Issue Number: 22.5149
Date Posted: December 20, 2011