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The 2017 IBM Watson Analytics Global Competition: Top 10 Announcement

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WAGC2017 Top 10 Announcement (PDF)

***The 2017 IBM Watson Analytics Global Competition: Top 10 Announcement***

It is our great pleasure to announce the top ten teams for the 2017 IBM Watson Analytics Global Competition (WAGC2017) from the total 210 registered teams. Congratulations to all!

 

The top 10 teams, in ranked order, as evaluated by the IBM panel of judges:

 

# University Project Team
1 Dalhousie University, Canada Examining  the  Relationship

Between Economic  Activity

and Environmental  Impact

 

Ali  Kazerani,

Sarah  Lahanky, Kayla  Sabharwal,

Dr. Michael  Bliemel

1 University of Maryland University College, USA Climate and Landscape Change Effects on Lyme Disease in the United States

 

Tracy Carr,

Elizabeth Handy,

Abebaw Zeleke,

Dr. Yelena Bytenskaya

3 Deakin University, Australia Altering Perceptions of Climate Change Bhupesh Pandey,

Diamond Lumba,

Frank Cheng,

Dr. William Yeoh

4 Central Connecticut State University, USA

 

Investigating the Relationship between Financial Indices and Ecological Factors

 

Joseph Adamski,

Suhail Pathan,

Rudy O’Neil,

Dr. Michael Gendron

5 Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Infant & Neonatal Mortality in BRICS Countries

 

Jordan Yanover,

Aziz Alawadhi,

Jung-Joo Maeng,

Dr. Michael Bliemel

6 Dalhousie University, Canada

 

The Past, Present, & Future of Solar Energy

 

Darren Dunn,

Marc Henley,

Hamilton (Li) Jie,

Dr. Michael Bliemel

7 Dalhousie University, Canada Study on PM2.5 Lessons from History Guidance For Future Ding Ding,

Wen Liu,

Kangni Zheng,

Dr. Michael  Bliemel

8 Georgia State University, USA

 

Water Resource Management

 

Arun Prasad,

Gaurav Pandey,

Mrunmayee Shukla,

Dr. Murthy Rallapalli

9 University of Derby, UK

 

Scotland and Their Carbon Footprint

 

Claire Barratt,

Thomas Robson,

Jake Tuck,

Dr. Richard Self

10 University of South Carolina Upstate, USA

 

Examining the Relationship between Air Pollution, Temperature, and Respiratory Diseases in Beijing

 

Mingwen Zheng,

Ximena Andrade,

Ron Patane,

Dr. Ning Yu

 

 

 

 

Note: The top two teams will present their work in the grand final held during the 5th International Big Data and Analytics Educational Conference, more info:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/5th-international-big-data-and-analytics-educational-conference-5th-bdaeduconf-tickets-32457771067

 

 

We congratulate you for participating in the WAGC2017 competition. We are confident that you could further utilize the valuable analytics skills gained from this competition in the near future. Our greatest appreciation also goes to all academic supervisors/mentors who supported their students.

 

 

Sincerely,

Organizing Committee, 2017 Watson Analytics Global Competition

 

 

 

 

 

 

WAGC2017 Top 10 Announcement

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