Last Call for Participation – Similar Language Translation Task at WMT 2019 (Test Set Release – April 10)

Last Call for Participation

Similar Language Translation Task at WMT 2019 (co-located with ACL 2019)
URL: http://www.statmt.org/wmt19/similar.html

The training/dev sets are available. The test data will be released on April 10 2019.
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2nd Call for tracks FIRE 2019 (Extended Deadline: 6th April)

FIRE 2019 is the 11th edition of the annual meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (fire.irsi.res.in). Since its inception in 2008, FIRE has had a strong focus on shared tasks, similar to those offered at Evaluation forums like TREC, CLEF and NTCIR. The shared tasks focus on solving specific problems in the area information access and more importantly help in generating evaluation datasets for the research community.

It is not required for the tasks to focus on a specific language, and can broadly cover any problem in the fields related to IR, NLP and ML. However, the organizers especially encourage proposals for tracks related to South Asian, African and middle eastern languages. Apart from several Indian languages, FIRE has hosted tracks from Arabic, Persian and Russian languages in the past. We aim to continue these efforts and include more language groups from these regions.
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