[hpc-announce] Data Mining Competition -- few more days to submit solution -- prize 1000 USD

Marcin Paprzycki marcin at amu.edu.pl
Sun May 22 10:44:30 CDT 2022

Dear Colleague,

FedCSIS 2022 Challenge: Predicting the Costs of Forwarding Contracts is 
coming to an end, but that doesn't mean you can't take part in it 
anymore. All you have to do is sign up and submit your solutions by May 
27th. We strongly encourage you to do so, because the cash prizes and 
the opportunity to present your results at the FedCSIS conference are 
still within reach, you just have to try to grab them.

This year's data mining challenge revolves around predicting the costs 
related to the execution of forwarding contracts. Prepared data sets 
contain 6 years of orders history and details such as the type of 
contract, basic characteristics of the shipped goods (i.e. dimensions, 
special requirements), and the expected route that a driver will have to 

The main task of the competition is to develop a predictive model 
assessing the actual costs of individual contracts as accurately as 

The competition is organized on the Knowledge Pit platform which is a 
platform for organizing contests in the field of data science. It gives 
students and scientists from all over the world the possibility to solve 
real life, often business-related, problems.

May 27, 2022 (23:59 GMT): deadline for submitting the predictions,
May 29, 2022 (23:59 GMT): deadline for sending the reports, end of the 
June 03, 2022: online publication of the final results, sending 
invitations for submitting short papers for the special session at 
July 01, 2022: deadline for submitting invited papers
July 08, 2022: notification of paper acceptance
July 21, 2022: camera-ready of papers, and registration to the 
conference accepted due

Authors of the top-ranked solutions (based on the final evaluation 
scores) will be awarded prizes funded by our sponsors:

1,000 USD for the winning solution (+ the cost of one FedCSIS 2022 
500 USD for the 2nd place solution (+ the cost of one FedCSIS 2022 
250 USD for the 3rd place solution (+ the cost of one FedCSIS 2022 

Moreover, Control System Software may award an additional prize (250 USD 
+ the cost of one FedCSIS 2022 registration) to the team that develops 
the most practical solution to the task.

REGISTER HERE: https://knowledgepit.ai/fedcsis-2022-challenge/

Contact KnowledgePit Team at: contact at knowledgepit.ai

Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues and 
associates who could be interested in it.

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