Published July 7, 2020 | Version v2
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SemEval-2020 Task 5: Modelling Causal Reasoning in Language: Detecting Counterfactuals

  • 1. Queen's Univerisity
  • 2. Alibaba Group
  • 3. Dalhousie University


SemEval-2020 Task 5


Subtask-1: Recognizing Counterfactual Statements (RCS) -- Determine whether a given sentence is counterfactual or not.

Subtask-2: Detecting Antecedent and Consequent (DAC) -- Extract the antecedent and consequent part in a given counterfactual sentence.


The released dataset consists of train/test data of both subtask-1 and subtask-2. In our competition, participants could only use the corresponding dataset in each subtask.


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