Important Dates

OMG Emotion Behavior Challenge 2018

Important dates:
Publishing of training and validation data with annotations: March 14, 2018.
Publishing of the test data, and opening of the online submission: April 11, 2018.
Closing of the submission portal: April 13, 2018.
Announcement of the winner through the submission portal: April 18, 2018.

To participate, please send us an email to with the title "OMG-Emotion Recognition Team Registration". This e-mail must contain the following information:

Team Name
Team Members

Each team can have a maximum of 5 participants. You will receive from us the access to the dataset and all the important information about how to train and evaluate your models.

For the final submission, each team will have to send us a .csv file containing the final arousal/valence values for each of the utterances on the test dataset. We also request a link to a GitHub repository where your solution must be stored, and a link to an ArXiv paper with 2-4 pages describing your model and results. The best papers will be invited to submit their detailed research to a journal yet to be specified. Also, the best participating teams will hold an oral presentation about their solution during the WCCI/IJCNN 2018 conference.