ICDAR24 MapText Challenge Call for Participation Call for Papers

 Call for participants
ICDAR 2024 Competition Map Text Detection, Recognition, and Linking


Contact: icdar24-maptext-contact (at) googlegroups.com

Follow us: @ICDAR24_MapText

Important dates

    1 February 2024: Training and validation data released

    1 March 2024: Competition test data released

    31 March 2024: Final results submission deadline

Task Overview

The competition encompasses four tasks:

    word detection

    phrase detection

    word detection and recognition

    phrase detection and recognition.

Detailed descriptions of each task can be found on the official web page.

ICDAR24 MapText Challenge Call for Participation 

Dear colleagues,

The ICDAR 2024 Competition on Map Text Detection, Recognition, and
Linking is now live! If you are interested in text detection and
recognition, we would like to invite you to register and participate:

This competition aims to address the unique challenges of detecting
and recognizing textual information (e.g., place names) and linking
words to form location phrases from scanned historical map images.

Training and validation sets are already available, as well as
evaluation tools. Follow us on X (Twitter) (@ICDAR24_MapText) to get
the latest updates!

This competition is organized by experienced competition organizers
from the following organizations: University of Minnesota (USA),
Grinnell College (USA), National Geographic Agency of France, EHESS
(France), EPITA (France).

Looking forward to benchmarking your innovative solutions!

ICDAR 2024 MapText Organizers