News - ICDAR 2019 Robust Reading Challenge on Scanned Receipts OCR and Information Extraction


Updated training/validation set

Dear participants, 

[17/02]: The training and validation dataset has been updated to also contain list and unanswerable questions. Question-answer pairs from the previous subset have been revised.

The links under Download have been updated to point to the newest annotations file, as well as to the binaries with some patched OCR files.

For the easiest access to the latest version of the dataset, we suggest you use DUDE_loader on HuggingFace Datasets.


Challenge News

Important Dates

Registration open: February 10 – March 31, 2019

Training/validation dataset available: March 1, 2019

Task 1&2 submission open: April 15, 2019

Task 1&2 submission deadline: April 22, 2019

Task 3 submission open: April 23, 2019

Task 3 submission Deadline: May 5, 2019


Note on the registration for the SROIE challenge:

There is no need to register explicitly for the SROIE challenge. As long as you are registered to the RRC portal you will be able to submit your results when the submission is open.

Note on the granulairty level of recognition outcomes for Task2:

Dear All, we received a few quiries on the above issue. We would like to clarify that for Task2, you should submit all the recognized words, which are split from the detected sentences. For example, for a sentence "Payment Date: 2018/09/19", you should submit three words "Payment", "Date:" and "2018/09/19". The chinese characters if any need to be ignored in the submission.

Note on the extension of Task 3 submission deadline:

Dear All, following many requests from Task 3 participants, the Task 3 submission deadline is extended to 5th May, 2019.