Posts Tagged ‘ competition ’

Best One-Sentence Pitch for CloudStat (TechCrunch)

December 31, 2011
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Best One-Sentence Pitch for CloudStat (TechCrunch): Techcrunch.com is running a one sentence pitch competition for startup. So, I made one for CloudStat (using their format):My company, CloudStat is developing a cloud-based statistical platform to h...

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Competition: $45,000 for identification of substances from electromagnetic signatures

May 13, 2011
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Competition: $45,000 for identification of substances from electromagnetic signatures

Canadian hi-tech company offers $45,000 for the best algorithm for identification of substances from electromagnetic signatures. —————————————— FIND Technologies Inc. is a Canadian company that owns novel sensor technology for measuring electromagnetic signatures of materials. The sensor is a robust, inexpensive instrument that detects passive electromagnetic emission from all matter. It has biomedical, homeland security, engineering, geological, and other...

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VideoLectures.net Recommender System Competition

April 27, 2011
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VideoLectures.net Recommender System Competition

A Guest post to R-bloggers by Bart Blaszczyk. * * * * * * * * This week a new data competition for the best recommendation system begins. Similar in a form to the famous Netflix Prize, asks data scientists, algorithm geeks and statisticians to devise the most accurate algorithm that suggests in personalized way what movies may be of interest for visitors...

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Contest: Road Traffic Prediction for Intelligent GPS Navigation

June 30, 2010
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Contest: Road Traffic Prediction for Intelligent GPS Navigation

About prize baring contests Competition with prizes are an amazing thing. If you are not sure of that, I urge you to listened to Peter Diamandis talk about his experience with the X prize (start listening at minute 11:40): At short – prizes can give up to 1 to 50 ratio of return on investment of the people giving...

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