Seventh Scientific Meeting of the
CLAssification and Data Analysis Group
of the Italian Statistical Society
Università di Catania (Italy) - September 9-11, 2009

1st Cladag Young Researcher Data Mining Prize 


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On the occasion of CLADAG 2009 hosted in Catania, we announce the first edition of “CLADAG Young Researcher Data Mining Prize” sponsored by SAS Institute.

The aim of the Competition is to promote the transfer of young researchers' new scientific knowledge  to the operative world of the data mining users.

This Competition asks for a solution development of a real data mining problem from groups composed of at most  3 young researchers.

CLADAG Young Researcher Data Mining Prize will consist in 2 prizes: 

1)     4000 euro for the absolute best solution;

2)     1500 euro for the best solution in terms of re-applicability.

The grants will be paid as funds to those administrations winners belong to or, if the winners prefer, they will be paid  directly, in this case all taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winners.

The deadline for the inscription is on June 12th, 2009. Competitors need to send an email to  clearly specifying the team composition members together with the correspondent author, eventually the institutional affiliation.