ICDM 2011 Data Mining Contest
Wikipedia Participation Challenge
Competition now closed. Go to the Contest Website on Kaggle.com for the results.
New: Paper Submission Instructions
Paper submissions should be in PDF format and limited to a maximum of 6 pages. Your papers must be formatted to IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscript Formatting Guidelines (see links under "Formatting Instructions" below). Your submission must be emailed to Larry Holder (co-chair) at firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59pm Pacific Time on October 3, 2011. Please reference your Kaggle team name in the email.
The contest is sponsored by the Wikimedia Foundation and hosted by Kaggle. The challenge is to develop methods that can predict future editing activity on Wikipedia. Prize money totaling $10,000 is available for the top finishers. See the contest website and the Wikimedia announcement for more information.
Participants will be invited to submit a paper to ICDM describing their solution. Papers will be reviewed by the contest co-chairs, and selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Selected entries will be invited to present their solution at a special session of the ICDM conference. Contest winners will be announced at the ICDM awards ceremony.
- June 28, 2011: Contest begins
- September 20, 2011: Contest ends
- October 3, 2011: Submission of papers from contest teams
- October 10, 2011: Announcement of selected papers
- October 14, 2011: Submission of camera-ready papers by selected teams
- December 11-14, 2011: Winners announced at ICDM conference
ICDM Contest Co-Chairs
- Larry Holder, Washington State University
- Ashok Srivastava, NASA Ames
- Howie Fung, Wikimedia Foundation
- Diederik van Liere, Wikimedia Foundation