Robust Reading for Multi-Type Web Images
1.The competition is open to the public, but employees of Alibaba Group who are involved in or related to the Competition Committee should not participate.
2.Contestants may form a team of 1 to 8 members to participate.
3.Any cheating behavior will lead to disqualification, which include but is not limited to: false information of registration, submission of results from manual annotation and submission with multi-accounts for one task.
4.The dataset of this challenge is from e-commerce real scenario, processed and labeled based on professional guidance, and reviewed by ocr experts. The dataset provided by the Alibaba Group can only be used for this challenge and its related research activities. Commercial use is strictly prohibited. Any breaches to the rules which cause loss to the Alibaba Group, Alibaba Cloud and/or other related parties will result in the participant and his/her affiliation bearing full responsibility for any damage or loss.
February 10, 2018: registration open
March 15, 2018: training data available
May 14, 2018: testing data available and submission open
10:00 UTC+8 on May 17, May 21 and May 23, 2018: three times evaluation and leaderboard update
10:00 UTC+8, May 23, 2018: registration close, report submission open for Top 10 teams
May 26, 2018: report submission deadline
June 1, 2018: results announcement
August 20-24, 2018: the awards ceremony on ICPR 2018