Challenges & Prizes

Open Urban Data for The Citizens

Remove Barriers to Publishing & Accessing Urban Data

Help Citizens’ Improve their Urban Experience

Help Councils Improve City Life

Show How Urban Flows can be Improved

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Data Science Challenge 1: Predict City Events

Develop a predictive model using any or all of the datasets

Data Visualization Challenge 2: Visualize Urban Mobility

Develop a data visualization using any or all of the datasets

Dev Challenge 3: Improve Citizens Urban Experience

Develop an app using any or all of the datasets

 

 

1st Prize Data Science Challenge – £500

Sponsored by Microsoft UK

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1st Prize Data Visualization Challenge – £500

Sponsored by Microsoft UK

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Data Science & Big Data Research Grants by MS Research

A team from MSR US & UK will be discussing & selecting research proposals at the hackathon

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24 Hours Survivor Raffle- 1 Free Pass Strata Conference in London

Sponsored by O’Reilly Strata

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1st Prize AppDev Team – Four Nokia Lumia 1020

Sponsored by Nokia

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Free Data Science Books  will be given away in a raffle

Learning R

Enterprise Data Workflows with Cascading

Apache Sqoop Cookbook

Learning SPARQL

Programming Hive

Bad Data Handbook

Python for Data Analysis

Hadoop: The Definitive Guide

Hadoop Operations

Graph Databases

Sponsored by O’Reilly Media UK

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50%- Off discount on data science books

Sponsored by O’Reilly Media UK

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