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MobileClick-2 is being held at NTCIR-12!

Welcome to MobileClick home page! MobileClick is one of the core tasks of NTCIR-11 (the 11th NII Testbeds and Community for Information access Research), and was referred to as 1CLICK in NTCIR-9 and NTCIR-10. In the MobileClick task, systems are expected to output a concise summary of information relevant to a given query and to provide immediate and direct information access for mobile users.

Please see the following references for a better understanding of MobileClick Task:


  • Jan 31, 2014: Submission formats released
  • Dec 11, 2013: Sample queries, iUnits, outputs released

Important Dates (in Japan Time: UTC+9)

Aug 2013 First call for participation, web page launch
Oct 2013 sample queries and iUnits released
Mar 31, 2014 test queries released
May 31, 2014 run submissions due
Aug 2014 evaluation results released
Sep 1, 2014 draft papers due
Nov 1, 2014 camera ready papers due
Dec 9-12, 2014 NTCIR-11


  • Virgil Pavlu (Northeastern University, USA)
  • Matthew Ekstrand-Abueg (Northeastern University, USA)
  • Tetsuya Sakai (Waseda University, Japan)
  • Makoto Kato (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Takehiro Yamamoto (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Mayu Iwata (KDDI Corporation)