BioASQ Participants Area

BioASQ datasets

The datasets below are organized per task.

+ Datasets for task a

+ Datasets for task b

+ Datasets for task MESINESP

+ Datasets for task C

+ Datasets for task Synergy

+ Datasets for task BioNNE

Terms and conditions for BioASQ data

The data resources considered for developing the BioASQ data, were accessed courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, based on the conditions described here.

The BioASQ data are distributed under CC BY 2.5 license. If you used data obtained from the BioASQ challenges please support us by reporting BioASQ in your acknowledgments and citing our papers:

An overview of the BIOASQ large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering competition: George Tsatsaronis, Georgios Balikas, Prodromos Malakasiotis, Ioannis Partalas, Matthias Zschunke, Michael R Alvers, Dirk Weissenborn, Anastasia Krithara, Sergios Petridis, Dimitris Polychronopoulos, Yannis Almirantis, John Pavlopoulos, Nicolas Baskiotis, Patrick Gallinari, Thierry Artiéres, Axel Ngonga, Norman Heino, Eric Gaussier, Liliana Barrio-Alvers, Michael Schroeder, Ion Androutsopoulos and Georgios Paliouras, in BMC bioinformatics, 2015 (bib).

BioASQ-QA: A manually curated corpus for Biomedical Question Answering: Anastasia Krithara, Anastasios Nentidis, Konstantinos Bougiatiotis and Georgios Paliouras in Sci Data 10, 2023 (bib).

The road from manual to automatic semantic indexing of biomedical literature: a 10 years journey: Anastasia Krithara, James G. MorkAnastasios Nentidis, and Georgios Paliouras in Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, vol. 8, 2023 (bib).