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CIKM Machine Learning Competition 2015


CIKM 2015 competition is focused on Australian Football league (AFL), and predicting outcomes of future AFL matches using machine learning techniques based on historical data on teams, players and their performances.



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The 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) will be held from Oct 19-23, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.   CIKM 2015 is pleased to announce a machine learning competition, hosted and sponsored by its partner Sportsbet.   The competition is open for academia and industry and can be accessed through the competition server www.sportsbetcikm15.com.

The competition is centered around the AFL, the elite national league for Australian Rules Football, a sport that is especially popular in Melbourne.  Participants are invited to predict the outcomes of future AFL matches using machine learning techniques.   The competition datasets include detailed historical data on teams, players and their performances.   There is a prize of $5,000 (AUD) up for grabs !

Important Dates

Competition opens: 24 July 2015

Submissions close: 10 September 2015 - 5:00pm AEST

Winner announced:  5 October 2015