How to enroll at the University of Big Data

How to participate in a competition

  1. Download a dataset from the relevant competition page. Each dataset comprises a training dataset and a test dataset.
  2. Train a predictive model using the training dataset, and make predictions for the test data.
  3. Upload the predictions to the competition page (upload only the predicted values). You can make a limited number of submissions each day.
  4. You will be given a score for your current submission as feedback to improve your predictions.

Competition procedure

  • Unless otherwise specified, a competition follows the procedure below
    • Each participant can submit up to 3 predictions a day.
    • The score given to each submission is an intermediate score, which is calculated using a part of the test dataset.
    • The final scores are calculated using the remaining portion of the test data. Final ranks are determined according to the final scores.