AAIA'17 Data Mining Challenge: Helping AI to Play Hearthstone
(AAIA'17 Data Mining Challenge)

Challenge info

FedCSIS 2017
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AAIA'17 Data Mining Challenge is the fourth data mining competition organized within the framework of International Symposium Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (https://fedcsis.org/2017/aaia). This time, the task is to come up with an efficient prediction model which would help AI to play the game of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. The competition is kindly sponsored by Silver Bullet Solutions and Polish Information Processing Society (PTI).

Challenge Terms and Conditions

Contest Participation Rules:

  • The competition is open to all interested researchers, specialists and students. Only members of the Contest Organizing Committee and employees of Silver Bullet Solutions cannot participate.
  • Participants may submit solutions as teams made up of one or more persons.
  • Each team needs to designate a leader responsible for communication with the Organizers. A single person can be a leader of only one team.
  • One person may be incorporated in maximally 3 teams.
  • Each team needs to be composed of a different set of persons.
  • Each team is obliged to provide a short report describing their final solution. The report must contain information such as the name of the team, names of all team members and a brief overview of the used approach. The description should explain all data preprocessing steps and model construction steps. It should be submitted in the pdf format using our submission system by May 15, 2017 (23:59 GMT). Only submissions made by teams that provided the reports will qualify for the final evaluation.
  • Organizers hold the right to extend the deadlines for submitting solutions and/or reports. In such a case, they will inform participants about the change using the competition forum.
  • The final ranking of the competing teams will be done on the basis of the final evaluation results. In a case of draws in the evaluation scores, time of the submission will be taken into account.
  • Each report, paper and any other type of publication basing on the research where data from this competition is used should accredit both Knowledge Pit and Silver Bullet Solutions as the institutions that provided data for the research.
  • Organizers may reject any submission if they suspect that it was produced in an unfairly way or was submitted by a team which has broken the competition rules without providing any additional explanation.
  • By enrolling to this competition you grant the organizers rights to process your submissions and reports for the purpose of evaluation and post-competition research.

 In a case of questions related to the competition please contact us via email: aaia17challenge{_at_}silverbullet.pl or through the competition forum.