EmpiriST2015: Shared Task on annotating German CMC

Shared Task Announcement

EmpiriST2015 is a community shared task on tokenization and part-of-speech tagging of German CMC and social media data.Its goal is to encourage the developers of NLP applications to adapt their tools and resources for the processing of written CMC discourse. The website of the shared task provides data samples, an extended PoS tagset for CMC and detailed annotation guidelines for tokenizing and PoS tagging German CMC data.