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The CDMC 2016 at ICONP is a challenging, multi-month research and practice competition, focusing on application of knowledge discovery techniques to solve advanced, real-world problems. The competition is open to multi-person teams worldwide. Contestants are invited to participate in solving a set of problems in fields of cybersecurity, text mining, image processing, etc.

CDMC2016 winner announcement and award ceremony will be both held on October 18, the 3rd conference day of ICONP 2016, at Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. For more information on venue, accommodation, and travel, refer to

We have set cash prizes for the competition. The top ranking teams of all data mining tasks will be eligible to win a cash prize of NZ $3000. Additional prizes may be available as travel grants for deserving participants to help them attend the ICONIP2016 conference and the DMC2016 workshop. The award ceremony of the competition will be held at the grand banquet of ICONIP, where the winner of the CDMC will be awarded in front of all the audience and honorable guests of the conference.

Competition starts:

June 1, 2016

Competition closes:

September 15, 2016

Winner Announcement:

October 18, 2016 (ICONIP Conference Venue)

Award Ceremony:

October 20, 2016 (ICONIP Banquet)