Call for Papers


1. If you have not submitted a short description of your system when you did your submission, please do so ASAP (by email). Here is the template (to be filled for each subtask you participated in):


2. You are strongly encouraged to submit a short system description paper by March 4, 2016:

3. You can write a paper regardless of whether you plan to attend SemEval-2016 at San Diego (registration for SemEval-2016 and participation are optional, but strongly encouraged). Your paper will be published even if you do not register for SemEval-2016 (provided that reviewers find it to be of acceptable quality).

4. There is no need to describe the task in much detail, as you can point to the system description paper instead (BibTex below). We will cite back your system description paper in the task description paper:

  author    = {Preslav Nakov and Alan Ritter and Sara Rosenthal and Veselin Stoyanov and Fabrizio Sebastiani},
  title     = {{SemEval}-2016 Task 4: Sentiment Analysis in {T}witter},  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation},
  series    = {SemEval '16},
  month     = {June},
  year      = {2016},
  address   = {San Diego, California},
  publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},

Contact Info

  • Preslav Nakov, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
  • Alan Ritter, The Ohio State University
  • Sara Rosenthal, Columbia University
  • Fabrizio Sebastiani, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
  • Veselin Stoyanov, Facebook


Other Info


  • Task description paper draft is now released!
  • EVALUATION results are now released!
  • The evaluation measures description was updated: see here