i2b2 2011

Announcement of Data Release and Call for Participation
2011 i2b2/VA/Cincinnati Shared-Tasks and Workshop
i2b2/VA Track on Challenges in Natural Language Processing for Clinical Data
Tentative Timeline
Training Data Release: 1 June, 2011
Test Data Release: 1 August, 2011
System Outputs Due: 3 August, 2011
Paper Submission: 1 September, 2011
Workshop: October, 2011 in Washington, DC

The fifth i2b2/VA challenge is on co-reference resolution. The data for this track is provided by Partners HealthCare, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (MIMIC II Database), University of Pittsburgh, and the Mayo Clinic. All records have been fully de-identified and manually annotated for co-reference. Part of the data has been produced by the ODIE grant (R01 CA127979, NCI/NCBI, PI Crowley) and contributed to the i2b2/VA 2011 challenge under SHARP 4 (U01 SHARP 4, ONC, PI Chute).