The gold labels, submissions and scores for all teams can be found here

The gold labels inside the test XML can be found here

The task description paper is here.



     author    = {Nakov, Preslav and Hoogeveen, Doris and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}s and Moschitti, Alessandro and Mubarak, Hamdy and Baldwin, Timothy and Verspoor, Karin},
     title     = {{SemEval}-2017 Task 3: Community Question Answering},
     booktitle = {Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation},
     series    = {SemEval '17},
     month     = {August},
     year      = {2017},
     address   = {Vancouver, Canada},
     publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},

Contact Info


  • Preslav Nakov, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
  • Lluís Màrquez, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
  • Alessandro Moschitti, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
  • Hamdy Mubarak, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
  • Timothy Baldwin, The University of Melbourne
  • Doris Hoogeveen, The University of Melbourne
  • Karin Verspoor, The University of Melbourne

email :

Other Info


  • 14 Feb. 2017: Submit your paper by February 27
  • 11 Feb. 2017: The results and all scores are released
  • 30 Jan. 2017: The closing date for test submissions is January 30th midnight UTC-12.
  • 24 Jan. 2017: Test set for subtask E is available now. (here)
  • 12 Jan. 2017: Test sets for subtasks A-D are available now. (data webpage)
  • 9 Jan. 2017: The release of test data for subtasks A-D is delayed by some days. Apologies for the inconvenience.
  • 5 Jan. 2017: Submission deadline is set to be January 30.
  • 5 Jan. 2017: New web page created with instructions on how to submit system results.
  • 8 Dec 2016: Separate competitions for the subtasks have been set up at CodaLab, where you can submit your results: Subtask A, Subtask B, Subtask C, Subtask D, and Subtask E. You can submit results both for the development set and the test set here, receive scores and choose what to publish on the leaderboard.
  • 8 Dec 2016: A new scorer is now available from the Data and Tools page, which can also be used for subtask E
  • Register to participate here