Call for Participation: ZhejiangLab Cup Global Artificial Intelligence Competition 2018
ZhejiangLab Global Artificial Intelligence Competition is held by Zhejiang Lab, Zhejiang Expert Committee on Artificial Intelligence Development (AI top 30), China Artificial Intelligence Industry Development Alliance (AIIA). As the sole competition platform, Zhejiang Lab-Tianchi Alibaba Cloud Platform invites participants to train their models on known classified samples to develop models to recognize unclassified samples.
This competition consists of two separate contests: Video Recognition and Q&A contest, and Zero-Shot Learning Picture Recognition contest. For Video Recognition and Q&A contest, participants need to recognize, analyze specific videos and answer corresponding questions; for Zero-shot Learning Picture Recognition contest, participants need to train their models on known classified samples to develop models to recognize unclassified samples.
There is also an Entrepreneurial Competition about applying artificial intelligence to improve and solve technical matters in professional fields. The professional fields below are recommended but not required: medical Application (utilizing Artificial Intelligence to diagnose patients’ graphical); petty Commodities (applying Artificial Intelligence to analyze the costs of petty commodities); intelligent Manufacturing (applying Artificial Intelligence to manage the production of manufactures); education Application (utilizing Artificial Intelligence to evaluate education based on AI technology) and business Application (applying Artificial Intelligence to manage businesses etc.) For more details, please refer to http://aicup2018.zhejianglab.com/
1. Competition Schedule
a. Preliminary contest: Aug. 1st – Sept. 25th, 2018
b. Semifinal contest: Sept. 28th – Oct. 30th, 2018
c. Final contest: Late November, 2018
2. Competition Participants
The competition is available to the whole society. The upper limit of team size is five members, and there is no lower limit. Individuals related to the competition committee are not allowed to participate in any contest in this competition.
Registration is now open until Sept. 25th, 2018. Click the link below to sign up.
The official website of this competition:
Zero-shot Learning Picture Recognition: https://tianchi.aliyun.com/competition/introduction.htm?spm=5176.11409391.333.2.3b1f49feMjToDE&raceId=231677
Video Recognition and Q&A: https://tianchi.aliyun.com/competition/introduction.htm?spm=5176.11409391.333.4.3b1f49feMjToDE&raceId=231676
4. Competition Awards
a. Financial Awards
l First place:1 team, 500,000 CNY with award diploma
l Second place:2 teams, 250,000 CNY with award diplomas
l Third place:3 teams, 100,000 CNY with award diplomas
l Honorable mention:4 teams, 10,000 CNY with award diplomas
b. Other Awards
Internship offers：Top 3 teams in the final contest will receive internship offers from Zhejiang Lab. Only one member in each team has the opportunity of receiving internship offer;
Final round interview offers: Top 10 teams from semifinal contest will receive final round interview offers from Zhejiang lab. Only two members in each team have the opportunities of receiving final round interview offers;
Writing examination exemption: Every team and individual who participates in semifinal contest are exempt from writing examination when applying to the Zhejiang Lab. The mentioned participants have the privilege to participate in Zhejiang Lab’s first round interview directly.
5. Competition Organization
l Guidance Organization: Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission, The People’s government of Zhejiang Province
l Host: Zhejiang Lab, Zhejiang Expert Committee on Artificial Intelligence Development (AI top 30), China Artificial Intelligence Industry Development Alliance (AIIA)
l Co-organizer: Administrative Committee of Zhejiang Hangzhou Future Sci-Tech City, Bank of Nanjing
l Competition Platform: Zhejiang Lab-Tianchi Alibaba Cloud Platform (aicup2018.zhejianglab.com)
l Organized by: Zhejiang Lab’s Center of Competition
l Supported by: Zhejiang University, Hangzhou Dianzi University, Alibaba Cloud etc.
Announcement: The competition is a nonprofit, non-commercial competition, aiming to promote the development of artificial intelligence, and to provide a platform for individuals to research and study. Utilizing this competition or competition data for any commercial activities is prohibited.
6. Contact us
If you have any question, please contact us at [email protected].