AAICO February 2024 Hackathon launched at Decoding Data Science. The Applied AI Company (AAICO), an AI firm based in Abu Dhabi backed by G42 has joined forces with Decoding Data Science (DDS), the largest UAE-based Data Science and AI community, to unveil the AAICO February 2024 Hackathon — Voice Stream Analysis: Control or Broadcast. The hackathon was officially announced on Thursday, January 18, 2024, during the DDS AI Monthly Community Meetup held at DIFC Fintech Hive.

The AAICO February 2024 Hackathon aims to challenge AI and data science students, professionals and enthusiasts worldwide. A prize pool of Dh20,000 ($5,450) is up for grabs, with the best-performing teams having the opportunity to interview for internships and employment at AAICO.

The hackathon will be conducted remotely, allowing participants from any part of the world to engage. Teams will be challenged to develop an innovative Python solution capable of detecting specific commands in a one-minute audio stream, with a focus on speed and accuracy in real-time audio processing and multi-wake word recognition.

Registration for the hackathon is now open, and individuals or teams can sign up using the following link AAICO February 2024 Hackathon Registration. The deadline for registrations is 11:59pm on January 31, 2024, GST.

Participants will receive a dataset containing firefighter communication and commands in a one-minute audio recording. Their task is to develop a machine learning model that accurately identifies communication vs. commands in real-time, evaluated based on accuracy, latency, and computational efficiency at the audio frame level.

Key dates:

• Registrations Close: January 31, 2024

• Problem Release: February 3, 2024

• Submission Deadline: February 11, 2024

• Prize Announcement: February 15, 2024

AAICO is known for its focus on automating and enhancing mission-critical processes within the health and safety sectors. At the launch event at DIFC, Theo Fagnoni, who is a lead engineer in AAICO’s Applied Sciences division, said: “AAICO hackathons are a fun and financially rewarding way for aspiring and experienced data science, software and AI engineers to collaborate on new and interesting real-world problems as well as develop relationships with the AAICO team for internships and job opportunities down the road.“

A video explaining about the Hackathon

Mohammad Arshad Ahmad, Founder believes in encouraging tech-savvy people to take part in hackathons . “Embracing hackathons is not just a fun social activity but a key catalyst to unleashing an individual’s tech potential.”

The Applied AI Company (AAICO) specialises in building products that automate and enhance mission-critical processes within the health and safety sectors. Focused on improving productivity and quality in document-heavy decisions, AAICO serves industries such as healthcare, insurance, and pharmaceuticals, processing millions of articles monthly across the US, UK, Europe, and the UAE. www.aaico.com

AAICO February 2024 Hackathon launched at Decoding Data Science

Special Scholarship Opportunity for Students! 🎓

🌟 Exciting News:

Winners to be revealed on 15th February at the meetup.

Get ready to showcase your skills and seize this fantastic learning opportunity!

If you are eligible to Apply for the scholarship the last Day to Apply is Feb 11th https://forms.gle/mP4jF4qvMJuGSfiW6

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