Travel Datathon

About the Competition

Travel Datathon is a data science competition in which high school, university and postgraduate students, and university graduates compete in teams of 2-5. In this 48-hour datathon, teams will work on a case study they are given with the datasets provided by Turkish Airlines using machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies. All applicants will be required to take a Pre-Assessment Test the results of which will determine the teams that will take part in the Datathon. During the Datathon, the teams that make it to the finals will be evaluated by mentors in view of the results they come up with and the algorithms they use. The highest-ranking teams will be selected by the jury following their final presentation.
Eligible Participant Education Levels for the Competition
- High School Students 
- Associate Degree Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and PhD Students
- University Graduates

Travel Datathon Competition Specification

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Explanation History
Competition Application Process 1 June 2021 - 12 July 2021
Contest Date 27 July 2021 - 20 September 2021
TEKNOFEST 21-26 September 2021

Q: Will people who are not registered on the accommodation and transportation form in KYK be able to stay with payment?
A: People who are not registered in the form will not be able to stay in KYK even if they pay a fee.

Q: Can we build the mansion with our own means?
A: No, the password is included in the encrypted passwords in the password.

Q: When I apply to the technology competition, do I also apply for the support request, can you give information about the supports?

A: No. Applying to the contest and requesting support in relation to the contest applied for are different things. The support requests of the teams will be received on the page that will be opened during report upload. The support applications will be evaluated by the Advisory and Evaluation Board of the relevant competition and the teams deemed appropriate will be supported. Applying for support does not necessarily mean that support will be received. After the financial support applications, the IBAN NO will be requested from the teams that are eligible for support and the support amount will be deposited into the accounts. It is not possible to provide an equal amount of support to the teams that are entitled to financial support. After evaluating the support amounts and the materials to be purchased, an upper limit will be determined. The amount of financial support to be given will be determined by evaluating the request lists and reports of the teams.

Q: Can you give a general information about the reports?

C: Evaluation; The Project Pre-Evaluation Form will be made in three different stages as Project Detail Report and competition scoring. Teams that do not submit the Project Pre-Evaluation Form and Project Detail Report files will not be eligible to participate in the competition.

Q: Can we determine our transportation route ourselves?
A: After the relevant form expires, the contestants will be called and informed about the ticket information and type, transportation will be via the route we have determined.

Q: If we want to come to the contest with our own vehicle, is it possible to provide financial support?
A: Transport support is provided as a ticket only. In addition fuel etc. supports will not be provided.

2019

Sequenc Team Name
1 Crawlers
2 Stationary traveler
3 Dataaddicts
4 AI of the tiger
5 Databots
6 Data travellers
7 CNG TEAM
8 Mockingbirds

2018

Sequenc Team Name
1 Fast&Free
2 Captain Speaking
3 SociBoard
4 CKSC
5 Yapay Yardım Masası
6 BEESUPP
7 Team Tomtasch
8 Wild Goose
9 Uçurtma
10 HisarCS

2019

Degree Team Name
1. Crawlers
2. Stationary Traveller
3. datAddicts

The awards to be given in the competition are as follows:


TRAVEL HACKATHON AWARD AMOUNT

 

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Second: NOT DETERMINED YET.

Third: NOT DETERMINED YET.
 


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Opportunities for Competitors

  • INTERNSHIP
    Internship opportunities in Turkey's technology institutions will be provided.
  • GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS
    Turkey under the Technology Team, conducted by the Foundation for the National Team Program Support Technology Teams are provided with incentives through orientation and support programs for international competitions.

  • OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN PROJECTS IN DENEYAP BRANCHES
    Young students who are trained to develop technology are given the opportunity to explain projects and inspire them.

  • TRAINING CAMP PROGRAM
    Training programs will be organized for the finalist teams with the participation of the executive institution and advisory board members.
  • Q&A MEETINGS
    Teams with the participation of the executive and advisory board members Meetings where projects, evaluation criteria and processes can direct questions to the advisory board will be planned.

  • MATERIAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY
    In order to support the projects of thousands of young people, a total of over 5 million TL material support is provided to the teams that pass the pre-selection stage.
  • TRANSPORTATION / ACCOMODATION SUPPORT
    Transportation / Accomodation support is provided to the finalist teams for their competitions at TEKNOFEST 2021 Atatürk Airport.
  • AWARDS
    TEKNOFEST 2021 will be awarded over 5 Million TL awards to the teams that qualified for İstanbul.

  • COMPANIES RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY
    By organizing technical tours, it is provided to on-site inspection of working on leading technological firms of Turkey.
  • NETWORK
    TEKNOFEST, which hosts hundreds of companies on technical trips, provides the opportunity to get to know experts in every field.
  • INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL LIFE
    On technical trips, the opportunity to meet expert engineers about business and professional life is provided.
  • MOTIVATION AND INTERESTING
    On technical trips, people who have worked in technology companies have the opportunity to listen to their experiences and increase motivation.

Competition Documents

The Winning Teams Of Teknofest Technology Competitions Have Been Announced!

Within the scope of TEKNOFEST 2021, awards were given in technology competitions organized under 35 different topics, from Artificial Intelligence in Health to Agricultural Unmanned Land Vehicles, from Rocket to Unmanned Underwater Systems.

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Teknofest 2021 Covid-19 Precautions

At TEKNOFEST 2021, we kindly request that each of our visitors and participants pay attention to the basic principles of the anti-epidemic process and the decisions taken in order to minimize the risk posed by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic in terms of public health and public order.

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The Stage ıs Yours At Teknofest!

The stage is belong to the young at TEKNOFEST!

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Desired Assignment, Consultancy And Consultant Change Drafts For Teknofest 2021 Competitions Published! Desired Assignment, Consultancy And Consultant Change Drafts For Teknofest 2021 Competitions Published!

Assignment Letter, Consultancy and Consultant Change letter requested in TEKNOFEST 2021 Specifications has been published.

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Teknofest 2021 Travel Datathon Competition Applications Have Started!

TEKNOFEST 2021 Travel Datathon Competition will be held. JULY 05, APPLICATION DEADLINE to win the competition in TEKNOFEST 2021 Istanbul

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