Thursday, April 19, 2012

PAKDD 2012 Data Mining Competition

The 16th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD) is pleased to organize a data mining competition. The competition is divided into two categories:

  1. Open category (open to both academia, industry and students). The tasks for this category involve predicting customer churn and win-back for a large telecommunication company. The prizes for the competition are sponsored by  the Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Multimedia University.
  2. Student category (open to only students enrolled at institutions of higher learning). The task for this category involves discovering the correlation between the number of job applications and Malaysia's economic indicators. The prizes for the student category is sponsored by SAS Malaysia.

The deadline for submitting the final entries is May 13, 2012. More details are available on the competition web site at

The competition web site is also accessible via the PAKDD 2012 web site at

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