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The Problem


Getting Started

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The Contest
TagMe! is a machine learning programming contest with the objective being to design algorithms for tagging/classifying a collection of images. Given a collection of images, you need to build a system that can categorize them into one of five categories: 'Human Faces', 'Flowers', 'Buildings', 'Cars', or 'Shoes'. Your system will be evaluated based on its accuracy. This is a multi-class classification supervised learning problem, where you will have a training set consisting of images and category labels and your system has to predict the labels correctly. Exciting prizes up for grabs!

Who can participate?
Anybody with basic programming skills and elementary knowledge of machine learning. If you are new to machine learning, the following material would help you get started. The contest is particularly aimed at undergraduate/postgraduate students in India so as to spread awareness about the exciting future of Machine Learning in solving our big data problems.
The winning team will get assured internships at Microsoft India 'Applied Research' team in Bing Ads. So Brace Yourselves and get going!
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The Prizes
There is no fun in competing without the promise of return. So here is some motivation for you

1st Prize:
The winning team members will get internship offers from Microsoft India 'Applied Research' team in Bing Ads (with direct interview calls for final year students)
2nd Prize:
The winning team members will get internship offers from Indian Institute of Science + Goodies worth INR 10,000.
3rd prize:
Goodies worth INR 6,000.

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