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LINGUIST List 25.1578

Thu Apr 03 2014

Confs: Computational Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Apr-2014
From: Elena Cabrio <elena.cabrioinria.fr>
Subject: 4th Open Challenge on Question Answering over Linked Data
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4th Open Challenge on Question Answering over Linked Data
Short Title: QALD-4

Date: 15-Sep-2014 - 18-Sep-2014
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Contact: Elena Cabrio
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://greententacle.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de/~cunger/qald/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The test phase for the 4th Open Challenge on Question Answering over Linked Data (QALD-4) is now on.

In the context of the question answering lab at CLEF 2014 (http://nlp.uned.es/clef-qa/), it comprises three open challenges:

- Multilingual question answering over DBpedia
- Biomedical question answering over interlinked datasets
- Hybrid question answering over DBpedia

Training and test data as well as more information about the challenge is available on the website:


Results have to be submitted until May 1, via the online evaluation tool.

The schedule is as follows:

Release of test data: April 1, 2014
Submission deadline: May 1, 2014
Release of results: May 8, 2014
Workshop: September, 2014

We cordially invite everyone working on question answering over linked data to participate, and look forward to another exciting challenge!


Christina Unger
Philipp Cimiano
Vanessa Lopez
Elena Cabrio
Axel Ngonga
Sebastian Walter
Corina Forascu

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