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BOLT Phase 1 - Documentation


The table below contains links to various documentation pertaining to the BOLT evaluations. Click on the link to download the file.


File Description
Activity A - MT
Activity A - IR
Activity B/C
System Hardware Requirements     Dell Precision M4600
Output File Format (Activity DTD)     Version 7
Evaluation Plan

Version 8

Version 5
Version 3
Additional Common English ASR Vocabulary Lists

IBM - 69 words


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Important dates pertaining to the Phase 1 BOLT evaluations are listed in the table below. Check back for further updates.

Integrated Schedule
  • Activity A - MT
  • Activity A - IR
  • Activity B/C
Task Due Date
Training Topics available April 17
Due date to share data resources (target side) May 16
Dry Run (@ NIST) June 11-15
      SRI    June 14 9-11:30am
      SAIC    June 14 1-3:00pm
      IBM    June 15 9-11:30am
      BBN    June 15 1-3:00pm
Private vocabs due @ NIST July 6
Evaluation week July 23-27
      System installation (AM)
      System operator training (PM)
   July 23
      Evaluation day 1    July 24
      Evaluation day 2    July 25
      Evaluation day 3
(if needed)
   July 26
      Evaluation day 4
(if needed)
   July 27
Human assessment Aug 13-17
Results to DARPA Aug 24
Results to teams Aug 31

Questions or comments: email bolt_poc@nist.gov