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The Center for Business Analytics is sponsoring a Data Mining (CBA-DM) Competition. CBA-DM is an undergraduate student-only competition intended to challenge students as they apply Data Mining prediction models to a complex big data application.
All prizes are funded by the Center for Business Analytics.
First Prize $2000
Second Prize $1000
Third Prize $500
Award money will be shared equally among winning team members and will be given at a networking reception in the Spring. This event will also include a presentation from the winning team. Students, faculty, Center of Business Analytics members and Advisory Council members are invited.
Monday, October 22
First Day of competition
Register your team by clicking the link below teams should be registered by Friday, November 9.
First set of data and instructions are is available below.
Monday, November 12
Second round of data available – data will be emailed to registered teams only
Thursday, November 29
Teams submit predictions on 2nd round data for Mid-Competition leaderboard – details are given in the instruction document
Monday, December 3
Third and final round of data is available – data will be emailed to registered teams only
Thursday, December 18
Final predictions and report are due
Center for business Analytics Networking event, Prizes awarded and presentation for first place team
See software available to student for free at https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/unit/portal.html
Contact Alicia Strandberg, PhD. at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Alicia Strandberg, PhD at email@example.com
Daniel Wright, PhD
Meredith K. Lockyer
Center for Business Analytics