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Data Mining Hackathon on Big Data

August 18, 2012 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is the kickoff for a Big Data competition that will end in October, 2012. Winner will be announced at the Big Data unConference on October 13.

(COMPETITION CLOSES:Saturday, 10/6/2012, 6pm PST )
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COMPETITION: Which person or team can develop the best prediction of the product on the Best Buy mobile web site a visitor would be most interested in? This competition will be set up using the www.Kaggle.com web site, making data science a sport.

CHALLENGE CHARACTERISTICS:

Two years of mobile behavior, 67 million clicks, 27 million searches, 8 million users, 1 million products

You can enter one or both competitions:

Cloud computing sized problem
PC sized problem (a sample of the cloud sized problem)
ANALYSIS APPROACHES:

You may find useful material in the chapter 16 of the

2012 book “Scaling Up Machine Learning” or

GraphLab SVD, Vowpal Wabbit, Mahout, MADlib

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collaborative_filtering#Model-based

Details

Date:
August 18, 2012
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/SF-Bay-ACM/events/77233802/

Organizer

SF Bay ACM Chapter
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/SF-Bay-ACM/

Venue

Silicon Valley Cloud Center
222 Caspian Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 US
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