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Have you ever thought, why the stuff that interests you the most is always on the top of your web feed. Here is where the intelligence of computer comes into picture. The internet stores data of each and every step you do and reacts accordingly. Techfest in association with Times Internet brings to you a competition that deals with the way that machine learns from the user and how better it improves user’s experience.

TASK

The objective of this challenge is to develop a model to predict click probability of recommended items based on attributes of context and user and predict which recommended ad will be clicked.

FAQs


Who can participate ?
Student from any college or university with a valid ID card can participate in the competition. Non students(working professionals) who are not current or ex TIL employees can participate.

How to register ?
Please follow this process:- www.techfest.org -> Competitions -> News article recommender-> Register
Or
You can directly sign up on Techgig where the competition is hosted and register there.

How many persons can be there in one team?
You can register individually or in team. Max team size is 3 members.
All participants of a team will have to register, only the leader will be allowed to make submissions.

Can a team have person from different colleges?
Yes

Can I register in more than one competition?
Yes, you can participate in more than one competition. It is recommended to focus on one competition as there may be some chances of slot clash.

What should I do if I want to change my team member?
The participants who wish to change their team member will have to register once again with the details about their new team member, the new team formed will be provided with a different team id.

TIMELINE


Nov 3 2017 – Competition Live

Dec 10, 2017 - Entry deadline. Registration closes

December 12, 2017 - Final submission deadline

December 15 2017 - Private leader board live

December 31 2017 - Final event at Techfest, IIT Bombay

CONTACT US

Pranjal Agrawal
pranjal@techfest.org
+91 8828291914

Abbey George
abbey.techfest@gmail.com
+91 8454929799

Prizes worth
INR 250,000/-

News Article Recommender


ABOUT

Have you ever thought, why the stuff that interests you the most is always on the top of your web feed. Here is where the intelligence of computer comes into picture. The internet stores data of each and every step you do and reacts accordingly. Techfest in association with Times Internet brings to you a competition that deals with the way that machine learns from the user and how better it improves user’s experience.

TASK

The objective of this challenge is to develop a model to predict click probability of recommended items based on attributes of context and user and predict which recommended ad will be clicked.

FAQs


Who can participate ?
Student from any college or university with a valid ID card can participate in the competition. Non students(working professionals) who are not current or ex TIL employees can participate.

How to register ?
Please follow this process:- www.techfest.org -> Competitions -> News article recommender-> Register
Or
You can directly sign up on Techgig where the competition is hosted and register there.

How many persons can be there in one team?
You can register individually or in team. Max team size is 3 members.
All participants of a team will have to register, only the leader will be allowed to make submissions.

Can a team have person from different colleges?
Yes

Can I register in more than one competition?
Yes, you can participate in more than one competition. It is recommended to focus on one competition as there may be some chances of slot clash.

What should I do if I want to change my team member?
The participants who wish to change their team member will have to register once again with the details about their new team member, the new team formed will be provided with a different team id.

TIMELINE



Nov 3 2017 – Competition Live

Dec 10, 2017 - Entry deadline. Registration closes

December 12, 2017 - Final submission deadline

December 15 2017 - Private leader board live

December 31 2017 - Final event at Techfest, IIT Bombay

Pranjal Agrawal
pranjal@techfest.org
+91 8828291914
Abbey George
abbey.techfest@gmail.com
+91 8454929799
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