Humanist Archives: March 14, 2022, 5:22 a.m. Humanist 35.592 - call for participation: CheckThat!
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 592.
Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
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Date: 2022-03-13 08:31:52+00:00
From: Wajdi Zaghouani <email@example.com>
Subject: Call for Participation - CLEF-2022 CheckThat! Lab
CLEF-2022 CheckThat! Lab -- Call for Participation (apologies for
We invite you to participate in the 2022 edition of CheckThat!@CLEF. This
year, we feature three tasks that correspond to important components of the
full fact-checking pipeline in multiple languages:
Task 1: Identifying Relevant Claims in Tweets (Arabic, Bulgarian, Dutch,
English, Spanish, and Turkish)
- Subtask 1A: Check-Worthiness Estimation: Given a tweet, predict whether
it is worth fact-checking by professional fact-checkers.
- Subtask 1B: Verifiable Factual Claims Detection. Given a tweet, predict
whether it contains a verifiable factual claim.
- Subtask 1C: Harmful Tweet Detection. Given a tweet, predict whether it is
harmful to society.
- Subtask 1D: Attention-Worthy Tweet Detection. Given a tweet, predict
whether it should get the attention of policy makers.
Task 2. Detecting Previously Fact-Checked Claims
Given a check-worthy claim in the form of a tweet or a sentence in the
context of a debate, and a set of previously fact-checked claims, determine
whether the claim has been previously fact-checked. (English and Arabic)
- Subtask 2A: Detect Previously Fact-Checked Claims in Tweets: Given a
tweet, detect whether the claim the tweet makes has been previously
fact-checked with respect to a collection of fact-checked claims.
- Subtask 2B: Detect Previously Fact-Checked Claims in Political
Debates/Speeches: Given a claim in a political debate or a speech, detect
whether the claim has been previously fact-checked with respect to a
collection of previously fact-checked claims.
Task 3. Fake news detection
Given the text and the title of an article, determine whether the main
claim made in the article is true, partially true, false, or other (e.g.,
articles in dispute and unproven articles). This task is offered as a
mono-lingual task in English and a cross-lingual task for English and
Further information: https://sites.google.com/view/clef2022-checkthat/home
Register and participate:
22 April 2022: Registration closes
2 May 2022: End of the evaluation cycle
27 May 2022: Submission of participant papers [CEUR-WS]
11 June 2022: Notification of acceptance for the participant papers
1 July 2022: Camera-ready version of the participant papers due [CEUR-WS]
5-8 September 2022: Conference (Bologna, Italy)
Wajdi Zaghouani, Ph.D.
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