Saturday, July 03, 2010

UCSD Data Mining Contest

UCSD is hosting a classification challenge!  UCSD Data Mining Contest.

There are cash prizes for undergraduate and graduate students (including post-docs), and it's open until Labor Day.

You get a bunch of data about customers and non-customers for training, then you classify a new person as True (a customer) or False (not a customer).

They can call it Data Mining, or CRM or anything else, it's all classification to me.

I forwarded this on to my ML students from last semester, and hopefully one or two of them will take a run at it.

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