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  • Zwickauer Straße 16
  • 09112 Chemnitz
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Trial of intellectual strength: prudsys invites students to the DATA MINING CUP 2016

The globally established DATA MINING CUP kicks off for the 17th year in the spring of 2016. Starting on 6 April 2016, international student teams will put their skills to the test competing in a practical task about intelligent data analysis.

(PresseBox) (Chemnitz, ) For 17 years, the DATA MINING CUP (DMC for short) has been successfully bridging the gap between theory and practice in intelligent data analysis. Every year in spring prudsys AG, a company specialized in real-time personalization, calls on students from all over the world to compete in a trial of intellectual strength. Thousands of participants have answered the call ever since. In 2015 the DMC competition set another new record for the number of participants: 188 teams from a total of 153 universities from 48 countries took part.

The dates for 2016 have now been set: Starting 9 March 2016, interested students can register their team online for the 2016 competition. The DMC competition kicks off on 6 April 2016 with the announcement of the task and ends six weeks later on 18 May 2016 when the solution is submitted. Prizes will be awarded to the winners on 28/29 June 2016 at the prudsys personalization summit 2016 in Berlin - the leading event for news and trends in the field of dynamic omni-channel personalization for retail.

More information about the DATA MINING CUP at

prudsys AG

On a daily basis the prudsys Realtime Decisioning Engine (short: prudsys RDE) offers customers a special shopping experience with around 1 billion personalized recommendations in over 200 online shops in 34 countries. With a trade volume of over 8 billion USD from recommendations each year, the real-time analytics system is one of the world’s most successful personalization solutions.

prudsys AG is the holder of numerous patents and is considered the best-of-breed provider for real-time analytics. prudsys consolidates and develops its leading position in this field through cooperation with leading universities and other scientific institutions. prudsys is a member of the DMG and OMG standards committees and thus actively participates in the development of standards in intelligent data analysis.

prudsys organizes the DATA MINING CUP which is well established around the world as a competition for intelligent data analysis and forecasting. Every year since 2000 prudsys has been encouraging thousands students and over 100 universities to develop practical applications in this field.