News - ICDAR 2019 Robust Reading Challenge on Reading Chinese Text on Signboard


Datasets are now available

Datasets for training and testing are now available for the new tasks for the 2015 edition of the competition:

T1.4 - End-to-End on Born digital images

T2.4 - End-to-End on Focused scene text images

T3.4 - End-to-End on Video sequences

T4.1 - Text Localisation in Incidental scene text images

T4.3 - Word Recognition in Incidental scene text images

T4.1 - End-to-End on Incidental scene text images

In addition, the datasets for the following task have been updated:

T3.1 - Text Localisation in Video sequences

Challenge News

Important Dates

1 March 2019: Web site ready and Registration open

18 March 2019: Training set available

12 April 2019: The first part of test set available

20 April 2019: The second part of test set available, and Website opens for result submission

30 April 2019: Submission of results deadline

10 May 2019: Deadline for providing short descriptions of the participating methods

20-25 September 2019: Results presentation