"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more
This is the 9th evaluation lab on uncovering plagiarism, authorship, and social software misuse. PAN will be held as part of the CLEF conference in Valencia, Spain, on September 23-26, 2013. Evaluations will commence from January till June. We invite you to take part in any of the three tasks plagiarism detection, author identification, and author profiling.