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Thanks to awesome CIKM Cup 2016 sponsors, data providers, media partners and organizers!

Sponsors, Data, and Infrastructure Providers

Making the CIKM Cup 2016 possible by providing unique datasets, platform and prizes.

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Data-Centric Alliance (DCA)

DCA is a one-stop-shop for Big Data. Our aim is to transform the understanding and real-time application of Big Data into useful innovations and economic growth tools for our clients.

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DIGINETICA

Diginetica is a retail technology company. Its OMNI Lab focuses on introducing new technologies, innovations, and best practices to the market and helps retailers master Digital & OMNI experience.

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CodaLab

An open-source web-based platform that enables researchers, developers, and data scientists to collaborate with the goal of advancing research fields where machine learning is used.

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Nikita Uchitelev

CDO at Data-Centric Alliance (DCA), M.Sc. from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

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Nikolay Simon

CTO at Data-Centric Alliance (DCA), ex-CTO at Tinkoff Digital, MADNET, and E-Contenta.

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Vlad Fedorenko

Data Scientist at Data-Centric Alliance (DCA), B.Sc. from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute.

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Anton Shestakov

Public Relations at Data-Centric Alliance (DCA). Big Data is for Big Deals.

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Prof. Isabelle Guyon

Professor at UPSud University Paris-Saclay, President of ChaLearn, Advisor at CodaLab.

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Pavel Izhutov

Co-Chair of CIKM Cup 2016, PhD Candidate in Operations, Information, and Technology at Stanford University.

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Dr. Nik Spirin

Co-Chair of CIKM Cup 2016, Research Scientist at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

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Vlad Grozin

Data Analyst in the Data Science Division of DIGINETICA, M.Sc. from SPbSU ITMO University.

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Artem Kruglov

Head of Advanced Retail Technologies at DIGINETICA, M.Sc. from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT).

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Alex Laktionov

Junior Data Scientist in the Data Science Division of DIGINETICA, B.Sc. from MIPT.

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Prof. Isabelle Guyon

Professor at UPSud University Paris-Saclay, President of ChaLearn, Advisor at CodaLab.

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Pavel Izhutov

Co-Chair of CIKM Cup 2016, PhD Candidate in Operations, Information, and Technology at Stanford University.

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Dr. Nik Spirin

Co-Chair of CIKM Cup 2016, Research Scientist at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

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UIUC

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. As a land-grant university, it is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system.

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Indiana University

Indiana University is a public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. With over 40,000 students, IU Bloomington is the flagship institution of the Indiana University system.

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SIGIR

SIGIR is the ACM’s SIG on Information Retrieval. Since 1963, we have promoted research, development and education in the area of search and other information access technologies.

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Datastars

The premier marketplace for data science work. We pair the world's best data scientists with the most innovative entrepreneurs, startups, and corporations to solve data problems.

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Microsoft Research

The research division of Microsoft formed in 1991 with the intent to advance state of the art computing and solve difficult world problems through technological innovation.

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ACM

Association for Computing Machinery is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing arts, sciences, and applications of information technology.

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ChaLearn

A non-profit organization dedicated to running machine learning competitions to stimulate research in this field. ChaLearn is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization under the US IRS code.

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KDnuggets

A leading site covering Business Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, and Data Mining. This includes KDnuggets News e-newsletter, KDnuggets.com site, and more..

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Xpir

An informational and analytical platform for expert networking, trend spotting, and research funding for researchers and entrepreneurs.

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Tproger

Tproger (Typical Programmer) is a media outlet for people deeply excited about "all things programming". It features IT-news and educational longreads about hacking & programming.

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