CyberC 2016 IEEE Big Data Analytics Competition Call for Participation

Data Science is all about the processes and methods to access and analyze data to gain insights for informed decision making. To promote the awareness and analytic technology of Big Data, the IEEE Big Data Initiative (BDI) is organizing a Data Analytics Competition. The competition will be held during CyberC 2016, October 13-14, Chengdu, China.

Competition Dataset and Questions

The competition requires participants to analyze and gain insight from the dataset provided. Click button below to download the data for analytics.


Participation is open to conference registered attendees only. You could be either

You may participate individually or as part of a team. To participate, sign up by Friday, September 30 by sending an email to Yegin Genc ( ) and Chi-Ming Chen ( with the following information:

Evaluation and Awards

You are expected to present your findings to a judging panel of practitioners. Presentations will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

Two awards will be given: 1) one winning professional or professional team will be awarded with US$1,000; 2) one winning student or student team will be awarded with US$500.


Organized by IEEE Big Data Initiative