This is the 18th evaluation lab on digital text forensics. PAN will be held as part of the CLEF conference in Avignon, France, on September 10-14, 2018. Evaluations will commence from January till June. We invite you to take part in any of the three tasks shown below.
Given a document, who wrote it?
One subtask focuses on cross-domain authorship attribution applied in fanfiction and another subtask focuses on style change detection.
Given a document, what're its author's traits?
This task focuses on age and gender, whereas text and image may be used as information sources of tweets in English, Spanish and Arabic.
Given a document, hide its author.
This task works against identification and profiling by automatically paraphrasing a text to obfuscate its author's style. The tasks offered are author masking and obfuscation evaluation.