5th SwissText & 16th KONVENS
Joint Conference 2020

Task 2: Swiss German Language Detection

We you to participate in our shared task on Swiss German Language Detection. The goal is to build a system that can automatically identify whether a snippet of text is written in Swiss German. A successful system will need to be able to handle (noisy) inputs from multiple domains.

We will provide participants with samples of swiss german texts from a variety of sources, such as previously established corpora, as well as gathered from social media sites. We encourage participants to use any additional resources.



Important Dates

  • 24 January 2020: Release Training Data / Start Task
  • 20 March 2020: Test Set Release
  • 27 March 2020: Experimental Results Due
  • 3 April 2020: Publication of Evaluation Results
  • 14 April 2020: System Description Submission
  • 21 April 2020: Acceptance Notification
  • 5 May 2020: Camera-Ready
  • 23-24 June 2020: SwissText & KONVENS Joint Conference 2020