We’re only a couple of days away of what promises to be an exciting 24 hours of data science bonanza. Official Website
EMC Greenplum, EMI Music and Data Science London have been teaming up to put together an online competition that will the the largest consumer dataset collected for the music industry be the centre stage for what we’re calling a Hackathon.
Data Scientists from the UK and across the globe will be entering a 24 hours challenge to help predict how music fans might like songs released by artists. (see press release)
Over 3 years, EMI have been collecting information from customers around the globe through different sets of surveys. Reaching nearly 1 million entries, this is the largest dataset of its kind in the music industry.
David Boyle, SVP of insight at EMI, has been heavily involved in making this contest a reality, working closely with EMC Greenplum in the UK and the USA. More importantly are the data scientists who will compete to win the £6500 cash Continue Reading