COVID-19 (Severe Pneumonia with Novel Pathogens) is raging all around the world, there are over 200 nations and area, 700 thousand cases confirmed, and that leads to more than 30 thousand deaths .
The confirmed cases in Taiwan increased continuously, and there are more than 300 cases confirmed so far, which ranks 67 globally . How to forecast the number of daily confirmed cases precisely and find out the key factors of virus spreading by adopting open data and designing algorithms in order to help medical institutions and governments to control and inhibit virus infection, will be a great challenge for AI scientists.
This section will hold a weekly contest every week. Participants are invited to forecast the number of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases of each day for the next week, the champion in every weekly contest can receive hicloud points provided by Chunghwa Telecom. We will also calculate the sum of points which are converted from the rankings of each week and provide a 60,000 bonus in total for the top three competitors. Alright warriors! What are you waiting for? Come and join us, let’s fight the virus together!
*This issue is only for Aldea academic research, and irrelevant to government’s precaution policies.
*Total cash reward of this project is NT$60,000, and will be awarded to the top three in the ranking order of the total points earned.
First place: NT$30000 (VAT inclusive)
Second place: NT$20000 (VAT inclusive)
Third place: NT$10000 (VAT inclusive)