Welcome to University of Big Data

University of Big Data is an online forum to learn data analytics through hands-on data analysis

Current number of participants

607

Number of hosted public competitions

9

Number of hosted private competitions

8

News

May 12, 2017
A new competition of [Sansan Data Analysis Challenge] Business card field labeling has started!
September 1, 2016
[DDBJ Data Analysis Challenge 2016] Predicting chromatin features from DNA sequence has been finished. The winner was MochizukiM. Congratulations!
July 6, 2016
A new competition of [DDBJ Data Analysis Challenge 2016] Predicting chromatin features from DNA sequence has started! This competition is a part of the DDBJ Data Analysis Challenge.
January 1, 2016
Geographical spatial temperature prediction has been finished. The winner was fu. Congratulations, fu!
December 18, 2015
A tutorial for geographical spatial temperature prediction competition has been posted.

Top big data scientists

Last updated on: January 1, 2016

Rank Nickname Rating
1 n.otani 2065
2 ly9988 2001
3 fu 1926
4 MochizukiM 1912
5 nickname 1903

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Ratings are calculated based on the results in completed public competitions. A rating calculation algorithm used in TopCoder Marathon Match Rating System is applied.

Active competitions

[Sansan Data Analysis Challenge] Business card field labeling
Predict the field type of a given part of a business card image

Public Open to everyone

  • ends in 1 days 6 hours 8 minutes
  • 60 players
  • 418 submissions

Coming competitions

There is no coming comptition currently.

Completed competitions

[DDBJ Data Analysis Challenge 2016] Predicting chromatin features from DNA sequence
Predict whether genomic regions corresponding to input DNA sequences includes chromatin feature regions.

Public Open to everyone

  • ended on 2016/08/31
  • 39 players
  • 361 submissions
Geographical spatial temperature prediction
Predict the temperature of a target place from weather information of nearby places

Public Open to everyone

  • ended on 2015/12/31
  • 45 players
  • 481 submissions
[MLSS 2015 Predictive Modeling Challenge] Online market purchase prediction
Predict the items a customer will buy

Public Invitation-only

  • ended on 2015/08/23
  • 22 players
  • 187 submissions
[MLSS 2015 Predictive Modeling Challenge] Solar energy production prediction
Predict an amount of energy power production from weather information

Public Invitation-only

  • ended on 2015/08/23
  • 45 players
  • 669 submissions
Text classification problem #2
Self-introduction sentences are given. Predict the gender of authors.

Public Open to everyone

  • ended on 2015/06/20
  • 16 players
  • 191 submissions
Text classification problem #1
Classify given text documents into two categories

Public Open to everyone

  • ended on 2014/12/31
  • 19 players
  • 92 submissions
Network prediction problem #1
Predict whether a link exists from one node to another

Public Open to everyone

  • ended on 2014/09/11
  • 6 players
  • 65 submissions
Regression problem #1
Predict a continuous variable for each sample

Public Open to everyone

  • ended on 2014/06/09
  • 6 players
  • 113 submissions