Named Entities Workshop (NEWS) 2011
IJCNLP 2011 Workshop
12 Nov 2011,Chiang Mai,Thailand

Latest workshop updates

8 Sep 2011

Workshop Program

Workshop Program is now available.


8 Sep 2011

Accepted Paper List

Accepted Paper List is now available.


5 Jul 2011

Task (short) Papers

Task (short) Papers are due on 6 July 2011


4 Jul 2011

NEWS 2011 Reference Corpus

The NEWS 2011 reference corpus will be used for progress test in NEWS 2012, so won't be released.


30 Jun 2011

Shared task results are available

Shared tasks results are now available.

The first time you attempt to access your results you will be asked whether your name and organisation can be shown to other participants. If you do not agree, other participants will see your results as an "Anonymous submission".


28 Jun 2011

Submission of Results closes

Submission of Results has been closed.


24 Jun 2011

Last Call For Submission of results

For those participants who have not or not fully submitted your task results, please kindly do it and submission of results will be closed at 23:59 on 27 June 2011 Singapore time.


23 Jun 2011

Submission of results extends

Submission of results will be extended until 24 June 2011


17 Jun 2011

Submission of results is now open

Submission of runs for generation shared task is open.

For each generation task you have registered to, you must submit at least 1 standard run. You may submit up to 4 standard and up to 4 non-standard runs. You can choose which standard run is a "primary" run.


13 Jun 2011

Test data for transliteration generation tasks is available

Test data is available for transliteration generation tasks. It can be downloaded from corpora page. You can only download test data for the tasks to which you have registered by downloading or requesting training and development data.


6 Jun 2011

Registration Closed

Registration has been closed


20 Apr 2011

Training and Development Corpora are available

Training and development corpora for each language pair are now available. English-Japanese (EnJa, JnJk), English-Arabic (ArEn) and English-Korean (EnKo) corpora are obtained via request from CJK Institute; other corpora can be downloaded from this website after agreeing to the license terms and conditions of the data owners.


5 Apr 2011

Whitepaper on Machine Transliteration

The Whitepaper on Machine Transliteration is available.


1 Apr 2011

Registration Opens

Registration is now available


15 Mar 2011

Paper Submission Portal

Paper Submission Portal is now available.


10 Mar 2011

Important dates

Important dates for research paper, shared task and task paper are now available.


9 Mar 2011

Accepted by IJCNLP2011

NEWS2011 Workshop has been accepted and scheduled on November 12 in the IJCNLP 2011.


5 Oct 2010

Website Built Up

NEWS Group Website has been built up