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Data Competition

April 26-27, 2018 at the University of Rochester, New York


Data Competition 2019

Knowledge Discovery from the Audio Sensed Madagascar Forest data 

Watch these to videos on YouTube to understand this year's data.


Dates to Remember (approximate)

  1. Registration Deadline: Mar 22
  2. Web access opens to download data: February 19
  3. Deadline to receive analysis and report: March 30

Register Your Team
Email with your team members’ names and email addresses. Faculty may advise a team, but the work would be done by students.

Submit Final Report
Details of submission in the PDF file here.

More Information

 Ernest Fokoue (RIT)- Chair-
 Anthony Vodacek (RIT) – Data Donor -
 Gregory Babbitt (RIT) –
 Katherine Grzesik (University of Rochester) -
 John Handley (University of Rochester) -
 Matthew McCall (University of Rochester) -

Rules of the competition
 A team must be comprised of at least 3 members and at most 5 members
 All team members must be graduate or undergraduate students with proof of matriculation and/or affiliation [Active university email address and/or letter from academic advisor]
 All team members must register of the UP-STAT 2019 conference
 Each team must enter the competition via enrollment by the team captain. The team captain must send the registration as a single file containing all the team members proof of UP-STAT 2018 registrations, team members email addresses and the team name. Send the email to with the subject: UP-STAT 2019 Data Analytics Competition
 Additional rules are found on the conference website. Please be sure to double check that your whole team comply with the rules, prior to entering the competition.

 At any point of the competition, the captain of the team is allowed to contact the data analytics competition committee of UP-STAT 2019 with questions aimed at helping clarify aspects of the data and/or the competition.