Contact - ICDAR2019 Robust Reading Challenge on Large-scale Street View Text with Partial Labeling

Yipeng Sun, Baidu Inc, Beijing, China.

Chee-Kheng, Chng, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Yuliang Liu, South China university of Technology, Guangdong, China.

Canjie Luo, South China University of Technology, Guangdong, China.

Chun Chet, Ng, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Zihan Ni, Baidu Inc, Beijing, China.

Shuaitao Zhang, South China University of Technology, Guangdong, China.

Dimosthenis Karatzas, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Junyu Han, Baidu Inc, Beijing, China.

Errui Ding, Baidu Inc, Beijing, China.

Chee Seng, Chan, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Lianwen Jin, South China University of Technology, Guangdong, China.

Important Dates

1st January to 1st March

i) Q&A period for the competition,

ii) The launching of initial website

15th Feb to 1st March

i) Competition formal announcement,

ii) Publicity,

iii) Sample training images available,

iv) Evaluation protocol, file formats etc. available.

25th February

i) Evaluation tools ready,

ii) Full website ready.

1st March

i) Competition kicks off officially,

ii) Release of training set images and ground truth.

9th April

Release of the first part of test set images (10,000 images),

20th April

i) Release of the second part of test set images (10,000 images).

ii) Website opens for results submission

30th April

i) Deadline of the competition and result submission closes (at PDT 23:59)

ii) Release of the evaluation results.

5th May

i) Submission deadline for one page competition report, and the final ranking will be released after results checking.

20th to 25th September

i) Announcement of competition results at ICDAR2019.