CFP: GISCUP 2013, co-located with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2013 - CALL FOR CONTEST PARTICIPATION

February 08, 2013 -- ACM SIGSPATIAL is organizing an algorithm contest with winners to be announced at the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS conference in November 2013 ( http://dmlab.cs.umn.edu/GISCUP2013). The contest will be about geo-fencing, which represents a virtual perimeter for a real-world geographic area. Geo-fencing is used widely in location-based services, e.g., location-based advertisements (which send the targeted ads to the users when they are close to the shopping mall) and child location services (which notify parents when a child leaves a designated area). 

For the contest, each team will be given access to a large amount of point locations and spatial polygons along with some spatial predicates. We want to find every (point, polygon) pair in the dataset that satisfies the spatial predicate. The submitted programs will be evaluated by the contest organizers on multiple datasets and will be ranked quantitatively based on their correctness and speed.

The first place team will receive US$ 500. Second place will receive US$ 400. Third place will receive US$ 300. In addition to the prizes, the top three teams will be invited to submit a four page paper for a contest paper session to be held at the 2013 ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS conference. These papers will be subject to review and acceptance by the contest organizers, but it is expected that each of the top three teams will have their paper in the conference proceedings, a ten-minute presentation in the contest session, and a poster presentation in the conference's regular poster session. At least one team member of each winning team must register for the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS conference.

Submissions are due August 1st, 2013 at 17:00 PST. See http://dmlab.cs.umn.edu/GISCUP2013 for more details, including detailed problem definition and sample data set for testing.

Contest Chairs
Siva Ravada
Oracle Corporation
siva.ravada@oracle.com

Mohamed Ali
Microsoft Corporation
mali@microsoft.com

Contest Masters:
Jie Bao
University of Minnesota
baojie@cs.umn.edu

Mohamed Sarwat
University of Minnesota
sarwat@cs.umn.edu




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Airbus

Featured Video
Jobs
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Senior Structural Engineer for Design Everest at San Francisco, CA
Mechanical Engineer for IDEX Corporation at West Jordan,, UT
Upcoming Events
SPTechCon 2016, Dec 5 - 8, 2016, San Francisco, CA at San Francisco CA - Dec 5 - 8, 2016
RoboUniverse San Diego at San Diego CA - Dec 14 - 15, 2016
DGI 2017 at QEII Centre London United Kingdom - Jan 23 - 25, 2017
Trimble
Teledyne Optech
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy