January 25, 2015

Data Science Association Announcements

Video and Slides: Top 20 Data Quality Solutions & Random Walks for Scale Space Theory

Machine Learning Ski Hackathon - February 21 - 28, 2015

The Data Science Association and Big Data in Denver are holding a global Machine Learning Hackathon from February 21 - 28, 2015. The goal is to demonstrate how data science and engineering can improve decisions and quality of life to the public. See site: http://hackski.com.

Contestants will compete to create the best mobile phone app and/or website to be made free to the public to make best possible ski venue and rout/time decision to get to the ski slopes. Any variety of data sources and data science techniques may be used. Contest is open and free to any and all contestants – regardless of geographic location.

Date:  February 21 – 28, 2015
Place: Global – Virtual
Contestant Requirements: Free and open to all
Party / Award Ceremony: Saturday February 28, 2015 at Level3 in Colorado (winners do not need to attend physically)
Prizes: 1st Prize USD $10,000 - 2nd Prize USD $ 4,000 - 3rd Prize USD $ 2,000

Contestant Registration @ http://bit.ly/1zYp9dd

Sponsor Registration @ http://bit.ly/1IxjXll


EventMaking Scores with HiScore - 360 9th Street, San Francisco - January 29, 2015.

EventBalancing Energy and Comfort through Machine Learning in Commercial Buildings - 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto - February 4, 2015.

EventBig Data & CEM Summit Indonesia 2015 - Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan - February 4-5, 2015.

EventNew York Analytics Career Fair - 300 Madison Venue, New York, NY - February 5, 2015.

EventMachine Learning for Growth - 169 11th Street, San Francisco - February 10, 2015.

EventMachine Learning Ski Hackathon - Global - February 21 - 28, 2015.

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