Welcome to MEC Data Challenge
Here you will find all details about the challenge
As you know, MEC Data Challenge is a student challenge, where students from VUB, ULB, UGent, University College of London, and others will partipatew, from February 20th to June 25th. There is no registration deadlines.
MEC Data Challenge objectives
From a dataset, available on Kaggle in class, you will have to identify users with different IP addresses and devices, profile the users behaviour in general and make a timing profile 24/7 of the users. This means that you will need to determine at which moment of the day and of the week, the users adopt a specific behaviour.
Dataset available on Kaggle in class
The information available, through a CSV file, are:
MEC Data Challenge agenda
Registration from February 6th with no registration deadline
Kick off Meeting in VUB (broadcast on Facebook Live) on February 15th at 3 pm
Competition launches on February 20th
Follow-up and support for the students during the contest by data scientists
Submission of your proposition until June 25th (included)
Awards announcement on July 3rd
Evaluation based on the ability for the students’ algorithms to
Identify the end-user behind multi-devices used
Clustering users through categories (ages, occupation, etc)
Temporal behavior profiling 24/7
The evaluation principles will be validated by professors and professional data scientists.
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