Compete in the Analytics and Data Mining Shootout!Sponsored by SAS, Teradata, and The Institute for Health and Business Insight
The deadline to register for this year's competition has passed. The top three teams will be announced on August 10 and all three will present their work at Analytics 2013. We hope to see you there!
About the Analytics and Data Mining ShootoutSAS, Teradata and The Institute for Health and Business Insight are teaming up to offer the data mining academic community an opportunity to put their analytical skills to the test. The Analytics and Data Mining Shootout gives student and faculty teams the opportunity to solve a real-world data mining problem. The top three teams will be recognized at Analytics 2013, SAS' annual analytics conference, Oct. 21-22 in Orlando, FL.
The Analytics and Data Mining Shootout is a great way to demonstrate your modeling skills and gain recognition. You also have the chance to win a trip to the Analytics 2013 Conference and a monetary donation for your school!
Who Can EnterStudent and faculty teams from any accredited college or university in the United States.
Nature of the CompetitionTeams will be given a hypothetical, but common business problem to solve. Data will be provided and the solution will require the selection and use of appropriate analytics and data mining methods using SAS software.
PrizesThe top three teams will be honored as the Analytics and Data Mining Shootout Winners at Analytics 2013, featured in external press communications, and in SAS and The Institute for Health and Business Insight publications. Members of leading teams will also have opportunities to win great prizes, including an all-expenses paid trip for one team member and the faculty sponsor to Orlando to attend and present at Analytics 2013, October 21-22, 2013. The top three teams' universities will also receive donations from SAS.
- Registration deadline The deadline to register for this year's competition has passed.
- Submissions due on or before 12pm EST June 3, 2013
- Notification of top three teams August 10, 2013
- Analytics 2013 Conference October 21-22, 2013, Peabody Hotel, Orlando
FAQ SessionsStaff members from the Institute for Health and Business Insight will host Q&A sessions on the following dates:
"As any recent graduate can attest, it's a competitive job market out there. The Data Mining Shootout allows students to demonstrate their advanced analytical skills at the largest data mining conference in the world."
Jerry Oglesby, Ph.D.,
SAS' Director of Higher Education Consulting and Global Certification and Analytics 2013 Co-Chair