Overview of the VQA-Med Task at ImageCLEF 2021: Visual Question Answering and Generation in the Medical Domain

Asma Ben Abacha, Mourad Sarrouti, Dina Demner-Fushman, Sadid A. Hasan, Henning Müller
2021 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
This paper presents an overview of the fourth edition of the Medical Visual Question Answering (VQA-Med) task at ImageCLEF 2021. VQA-Med 2021 includes a task on Visual Question Answering (VQA), where participants are tasked with answering questions from the visual content of radiology images, and a second task on Visual Question Generation (VQG), consisting of generating relevant questions about radiology images. Thirteen teams participated in VQA-Med 2021 and submitted a total of 75 runs. The
more » ... est teams achieved a BLEU score of 0.416 in the VQA task and 0.383 in the VQG task.
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