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Sub-tasks: fact-checking
Languages: English
Multilinguality: monolingual
Size Categories: 1K<n<10K
Language Creators: found
Annotations Creators: expert-generated
Source Datasets: original

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Dataset Card for "scifact"

Dataset Summary

SciFact, a dataset of 1.4K expert-written scientific claims paired with evidence-containing abstracts, and annotated with labels and rationales.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

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Languages

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Dataset Structure

Data Instances

claims

  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 3.12 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 262.61 kB
  • Total amount of disk used: 3.38 MB

An example of 'validation' looks as follows.

{
    "cited_doc_ids": [14717500],
    "claim": "1,000 genomes project enables mapping of genetic sequence variation consisting of rare variants with larger penetrance effects than common variants.",
    "evidence_doc_id": "14717500",
    "evidence_label": "SUPPORT",
    "evidence_sentences": [2, 5],
    "id": 3
}

corpus

  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 3.12 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 7.99 MB
  • Total amount of disk used: 11.11 MB

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

This example was too long and was cropped:

{
    "abstract": "[\"Alterations of the architecture of cerebral white matter in the developing human brain can affect cortical development and res...",
    "doc_id": 4983,
    "structured": false,
    "title": "Microstructural development of human newborn cerebral white matter assessed in vivo by diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging."
}

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.

claims

  • id: a int32 feature.
  • claim: a string feature.
  • evidence_doc_id: a string feature.
  • evidence_label: a string feature.
  • evidence_sentences: a list of int32 features.
  • cited_doc_ids: a list of int32 features.

corpus

  • doc_id: a int32 feature.
  • title: a string feature.
  • abstract: a list of string features.
  • structured: a bool feature.

Data Splits

claims

train validation test
claims 1261 450 300

corpus

train
corpus 5183

Dataset Creation

Curation Rationale

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Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

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Who are the source language producers?

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Annotations

Annotation process

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Who are the annotators?

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Personal and Sensitive Information

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Additional Information

Dataset Curators

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Licensing Information

https://github.com/allenai/scifact/blob/master/LICENSE.md

The SciFact dataset is released under the CC BY-NC 2.0. By using the SciFact data, you are agreeing to its usage terms.

Citation Information

@inproceedings{wadden-etal-2020-fact,
    title = "Fact or Fiction: Verifying Scientific Claims",
    author = "Wadden, David  and
      Lin, Shanchuan  and
      Lo, Kyle  and
      Wang, Lucy Lu  and
      van Zuylen, Madeleine  and
      Cohan, Arman  and
      Hajishirzi, Hannaneh",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)",
    month = nov,
    year = "2020",
    address = "Online",
    publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics",
    url = "https://aclanthology.org/2020.emnlp-main.609",
    doi = "10.18653/v1/2020.emnlp-main.609",
    pages = "7534--7550",
}

Contributions

Thanks to @thomwolf, @lhoestq, @dwadden, @patrickvonplaten, @mariamabarham, @lewtun for adding this dataset.

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