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About AVdatafest : The Seer's Accuracy

The Seer's Accuracy is a data science competition. The duration is 3 days. The suspense to know who emerges as the most powerful seer among the participants will prevail for 3 days. Data Science & Machine Learning techniques will be the key to win this competition. Lucrative prizes are to be won!

Centuries ago, seer's use to predict future by looking into a magical crystal ball. It is said that they were chosen by gods. They has the power to decipher one true god's will. And, people believed in them that way!

But now, centuries later, people's perception has changed. They say ‘In God we trust, for everything else we need data!'. Today, we do predictions based on data.


Contest Guidelines

1.       The hackathon starts at 00:00 (UTC + 5:30 ) on 29th April, 2016 and closes at 23:59 on 1st May, 2016 (UTC + 5:30)

2.       One person cannot participate with more than one user accounts.

3.       Appropriate Taxes will be applicable on the prize money.



1.       You are free to use any tool and machine you have rightful access to.

2.       You can use any programming language or statistical software.


Solution Checker

1.       You are free to use solution checker as many times as you want.

2.       Adding comment is mandatory for use of solution checker

3.       Comments will help you to refer to a particular solution at a later point in time.


Final Submissions

1.       Setting final submission is mandatory. If you don't make final submission, your entry would be dis-qualified.

2.       No submissions would be entertained after the hackathon ends.

3.       Code file is mandatory while setting final submission. For GUI based tools, upload zip file of snapshots of steps taken by you, else upload code file.

4.       The code file uploaded should be pertaining to your final submission. If we find any discrepancy between the two, your entry would be dis-qualified.

Team formation

1.       Maximum of 2 people can form a team.

2.       In case a team wins, prize would be distributed equally among team members

3.       Team once created can't be dissolved.

4.       Teams can't be merged.


Expected conduct

1.       At any point in the hackathon, you are expected to respect fellow hackers and act with high integrity.

2.       Slack Live Chat admins hold the right to blacklist / block any participant found to use foul / disrespectful language. Chat forum will be closely monitored.  

3.       Analytics Vidhya holds the right to disqualify any participant at any stage of competition if found indulged in fraudulent practices.

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