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


Updated Challenge 4 datasets

The datasets of challenge 4 have been updated to correct minor errors in ground truthing that were reported to us during the first week of going public. Please download the updated Challenge 4 datasets from the downloads page.

The datasets will not change again until the competition is over. Please report any further mistakes you might encounter in the ground truth by emailing the organisers, we endevour to correct such mistakes soon after the competition takes place.

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