Event Detection from News in Indian Languages
The goal of this track is to detect events from news articles written in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil and English.
Definition of Event: An event can be an occurrence happening in a certain place during a particular interval of time with or without the participation of human agents. It may be part of a chain of occurrences or an outcome or effect of preceding occurrence or a cause of succeeding occurrences. An event can occur naturally or it can be because of human actions.
An event can have a location, time, agents involved (causing agent and on which the effect of the event is felt) etc. The main event can have sub-events as well. We offer the following shared tasks:
Task 1: Event Identification: Identify a piece of text from news articles that contain an event.
Task 2: Event Frame: Create an event frame from the news article containing the following details:
More details on the tasks can be found on Overview of Task.
Participants can participate in any of task and submissions can be any of 5 languages.