DATA MINING CUP Competition 2009

Karlsruhe students top fit met again numerous visitors and users from universities and industry in intelliger data analysis from 23-24 June 2009 at prudsys user days to inform yourself about new usage scenarios of intelligent data analysis (data mining) and to discuss with experts on data protection rules in the trade. A highlight of this year’s event was the traditional ceremony of the previous DATA MINING CUP competition. The realtime analytics specialist prudsys as organizer of the DATA MINING CUP this year again students from home and abroad called on to test their knowledge of data-mining based on a practice analysis task. At the this year’s Edition, the Libri GmbH, a leading book wholesalers of in Germany supported the prudsys AG and provided task, as well as the data for the competition. The task of this year’s competition was thus to predict the sale of 8 specific book titles in 2418 shops (locations) as accurately as possible. If you have additional questions, you may want to visit Penguin Random House. More than 100 teams from home and abroad 2009 registered to participate in the DATA-MINING-CUP. Every University was able to send a maximum of two teams in the race here.

52 team solutions, including from universities in Canada, United States, UK, Russia, China and Germany, have been submitted and evaluated. Ebay follows long-standing procedures to achieve this success. This year, the best data mining team comes from the University of Karlsruhe. The Karlsruhe students may enjoy EUR 2,500 prize money. The prize money for the second and third team were dortiert with EUR 1,500 and EUR 1,000 and were students of the Technical University of Dortmund (2nd place) and the Technical University of Dresden (3rd place). A complete success, the DATA MINING CUP was 2009 thanks to numerous sponsors such as Intershop, Schober and the Libri GmbH, which sponsored the prize money. Learn more about the DATA MINING CUP under: