Open Data Mining Competition
Industry and academic practitioners of data mining are invited to submit their success stories,
may they be applications of well known techniques to new problems or development of novel techniques
to solve well known problems.
The emphasis will be on the quality and practical implications of your results.
Your entry will consist of a paper between 8-12 pages long and a 5-10 minute YouTube video.
The number of pages and video duration are suggested guidelines.
Winning entries will have a page limit of eight for the conference proceedings.
If you are participating in another data mining competition such as:
Yelp dataset challenge ,
our rules (nor yelp's rules) stop you from submitting your entry to both the competitions.
The prizes sponsored by the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at Saint Mary's University are as follows:
Top entry will receive $2000 worth of prizes including two notebook computers, a complimentary registration to JRS2013, $500 reimbursement of your travel expenses to attend JRS2013.
Runner-up entry will receive $1500 worth of prizes including two tablet computers, a complimentary registration to JRS2013, $500 reimbursement of your travel expenses to attend JRS2013.
Top five entries will be published in the JRS2013 proceedings.
Normal length of papers should be between 8 and 12 pages, formatted in Springer's single column format (detailed instructions for submissions are given below). The papers should provide a link to the YouTube video under the paper title. The number of pages and video duration are suggested guidelines. Submitted entries will be judged by data mining experts from industry and academia for quality, correctness, originality, and relevance. In addition, feedback from YouTube viewers will be used in determining the top entries. We are accepting entries until September 15, 2013. The winners will be announced at the conference. Please e-mail your paper in pdf format and a link to the video to firstname.lastname@example.org