News - ICDAR 2019 Robust Reading Challenge on Multi-lingual scene text detection and recognition


MLT-2019 Deadlines and process of results submission

The process of results submission:
27th May 2019: deadline for the submitting the 1) participants information (names/teams and affiliations), 2) methods descriptions for the task(s) in which you are participating and 3) initial results* (see below)

3rd June 2019: submission of the final results (you are able to update the results which you submit to us till 3rd June, for example if you tune more etc.). It is preferable if you submit earlier, and in this case, please notify us which one is your final submission.

* initial results: same format and completeness of the final results, but only the final results will appear in the MLT-2019 challenge results, and the initial results may be removed after 3rd June.

You will receive a confirmation from us that your results are received and are in valid formats (only for your initial and last submissions).

Please make sure to check our website for information and updates regarding the challenge during the test period.

The MLT-2019 challenge team wishes you good luck and a happy participation !

Important Dates

15 Feb to 2 May

Manifestation of interest by participants opens

Asking/Answering questions about the details of the competition

1 Mar

Competition formal announcement

15 Mar

Website fully ready

Registration of participants continues

Evaluation protocol, file formats etc. available

15 Mar to 2 May

Train set available - training period - MLT challenge in progress -Participants evaluate their methods on the training/validation sets - Prepare for submission

Registration is still open

2 May

Registration closes for this MLT challenge for ICDAR-2019

2 May to 3 June

Test set available

27 May

Deadline for submitting: 1) participant information (names and affiliation), 2) methods description, 3) initial (or final) results

3 June

Deadline for submission of the final results by participants

20 - 25 Sept

Announcement of results at ICDAR2019

1 Oct

The public release of the full dataset