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SemEval

International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation

What is SemEval?

SemEval is a series of international natural language processing (NLP) research workshops whose mission is to advance the current state of the art in semantic analysis and to help create high-quality annotated datasets in a range of increasingly challenging problems in natural language semantics. Each year’s workshop features a collection of shared tasks in which computational semantic analysis systems designed by different teams are presented and compared.

SemEval is sponsored by the SIGLEX Special Interest Group on the Lexicon of the Association for Computational Linguistics. For more information on SemEval and its history, please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SemEval.

SemEval-2020

The 14th edition of SemEval features 12 tasks on topics ranging from lexical semantic change to offensive language in social media.

It will take place December 12-13, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, colocated with COLING 2020.

SemEval-2021

NEW: 2021 TASKS ANNOUNCED

The 15th edition of SemEval will feature 12 tasks ranging from prediction of lexical complexity to learning with disagreements, and including several cross-lingual and multi-modal tasks.

The evaluation period will take place in January 2021 and the workshop in summer 2021. See the SemEval-2021 homepage for details.

Anti-Harassment policy

SemEval highly values the open exchange of ideas, freedom of thought and expression, and respectful scientific debate. We support and uphold the NAACL Anti-Harassment policy. Participants are encouraged to send any concerns or questions to the NAACL Board members, Priscilla Rasmussen and/or the workshop organizers.