We are pleased to announce the launch of the Relevance Prediction Challenge, which is a part of the WSDM 2012 Web Search Click Data (WSCD) workshop. This challenge provides a unique opportunity to consolidate and scrutinize the work from industrial labs on predicting the relevance of URLs using user search behavior. It provides a fully anonymized dataset shared by Yandex, which has user queries, clicks on URLs and their relevance labels.
Important Dates: Oct 15, 2011 - Challenge opens Dec 15, 2011 - End of challenge Dec 25, 2011 - Winners candidacy notification Jan 20, 2012 - Reports deadline Feb 12, 2012 - WSCD workshop at WSDM 2012 (http:// research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/nickcr/wscd2012/) and Winners announcement
The top three competitors will receive the following cash prizes: