Data-hackathon World AI & Data Challenge
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - On 21-22 August 2021, IT Park, together with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and UNDP, will hold a data hackathon in the field of information technology as part of the World AI & Data Challenge competition with a prize fund at the international final stage in the amount of 5.5 million rubles.
Data hackathon is organized for everyone interested in artificial intelligence and software development. The hackathon will be held online, during which the best developments will have the opportunity to reach the final at the international level. The best projects will be replicated all over the world.
CIS countries such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Moldova and Russia will take part in this hackathon.
The main objectives of the competition are to collect innovative projects to reduce poverty, strengthen remote monitoring of patients with cardiovascular diseases, predict the balance of labor resources based on open data, identify pollution of rivers and water bodies, create models for forecasting search and rescue operations in the natural environment, and others.
IT Park, as a representative of Uzbekistan, has identified the following three tasks for the contestants within the framework of the competition:
1. Profiling of poverty in the country, that is, the development of an innovative method for the prevention of poverty in the country;
2. Development of a system for remote monitoring of patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases through arduino and smartphone using machine learning in order to prevent myocardial infarction and cardiac fibrillation.
3. Labor market in the country - understanding trends on the supply and demand side, with the submission of relevant projects.
Participants who have passed to the final stage of the competition will receive full access to online courses on information technology from leading schools and universities in the world, which will help to better prepare for the final presentation, hone their oratory skills and maximize their innovative developments.