Academics Data Mining Video Contest

Help us educate future data scientists - submit a video (10 mins or less) showing how you are using the Salford SPM software suite on real-world data. Registrants have free access to software for 6 months.

Salford Systems Share Your Data Mining Video Contest

Academics only. Submission deadline: Oct 15, 2013

Help us to educate tomorrow's data scientists. Submit a video (10 minutes or
less) showing how you are using the SPM software suite on real-world
data. Registrants will have access to the software for 6 months at no

Register here or contact if you are interested in participating.


This contest is for students, professors, post-doctoral candidates, and employees of academic institutions.

The video must include:

  • The data mining challenge
  • Your solution
  • Results and explanation
  • Written transcript of key video content (word-for-word unnecessary, paragraph format acceptable)

Winning videos will be evaluated on:

  • Relevance to current data mining challenges
  • Quality of results
  • Clarity of explanation

Suggested applications:

  • Financial (banking, insurance, risk management, etc.);
  • Biostatistics/Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals;
  • Scientific Research (non-healthcare);
  • Environmental; Targeted Marketing;
  • Industrial/Manufacturing; Education;
  • Social Media;
  • Advertising;
  • Retail;
  • Search Engine Optimization;
  • Telecommunications;
  • E-commerce;
  • Music;
  • Recommendation Systems;
  • Contest Wins

Get contest details and register here