News - Video Text Reading Competition for Dense and Small Text


ST-VQA Training Set Updated

The training set of the ST-VQA challenge has been updated. Apart from filtering noisy data, we have made slight changes in the JSON structure to make it more readable. Most notably, in the training set JSON file for Task 1, the key "distractors" has been renamed to "dictionary".

Challenge News

Important Dates

20st December to 30st December, 2022

i) Q&A period for the competition,

ii) The launching of the initial website

2st February 2023

i) Sample training videos available,

ii) Evaluation protocol, file formats etc. available.

15st February 2023

i) Competition kicks off officially,

ii) Release of training set videos and ground truth (50 videos).

15th March 2023:

i) Test set is available (50 videos)

ii) Website opens for results submission.

20th March 2023

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

31th March 2023

Submission deadline for 1 page competition report, and the final ranking will be released after results checking.

21th to 26th August , 2023

Announcement of competition results at ICDAR2023.