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        1.     Martin Potthast , Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship, and Social Software Misuse


Message 1: Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship, and Social Software Misuse
Date: 31-Jan-2012
From: Martin Potthast <martin.potthastuni-weimar.de>
Subject: Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship, and Social Software Misuse
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Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship, and Social Software Misuse
Short Title: PAN


Date: 17-Sep-2012 - 20-Sep-2012
Location: Roma, Italy
Contact: Martin Potthast
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://pan.webis.de

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics

Meeting Description:

We invite you to take part in one of the following competitions:

Plagiarism Detection:

This task features a new plagiarism corpus based on the ClueWeb09, the new search engine ChatNoir which indexes this corpus, the cloud-based evaluation architecture TIRA, and for the first time, real plagiarism cases.

Author Identification:

This task focuses on identifying sexual predators in chat logs, and on authorship verification. For the first time, real cases of disputed authorship will be used.

Quality Flaw Prediction in Wikipedia:

This task is newly introduced a generalization of vandalism detection; it is about identifying Wikipedia articles that contain certain information quality flaws.


PAN CLEF: Call for Participation:

We invite you to take part in one of the following competitions:

1. Plagiarism Detection

This task features a new plagiarism corpus based on the ClueWeb09, the new search engine ChatNoir which indexes this corpus, the cloud-based evaluation architecture TIRA, and for the first time, real plagiarism cases.

2. Author Identification

This task focuses on identifying sexual predators in chat logs, and on authorship verification as well as author clustering. For the first time, real cases of disputed authorship will be used.

3. Quality Flaw Prediction in Wikipedia

This task is newly introduced; it is about identifying Wikipedia articles that contain certain information quality flaws. It generalizes the vandalism detection task of last year.

Find out about all the details at http://pan.webis.de.

PAN is held in conjunction with the CLEF'12 conference in Roma, Italy.

Important Dates

Now open Registration
Mar 16, 2012 Training data release
Jun 01, 2012 Run submission
Aug 10, 2012 Notebook submission
Sep 17-20, 2012 Conference

Organization:

Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, Maik Anderka, Tim Gollub, Matthias Hagen
Webis Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Alberto Barrón-Cedeño, Paolo Rosso, Parth Gupta
NLEL Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Efstathios Stamatatos
University of the Aegean

Moshe Koppel
Bar-Ilan University

Shlomo Argamon
Illinois Institute of Technology

Patrick Juola
Duquesne University

Giacomo Inches and Fabio Crestani
IRGroup University of Lugano



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