Computer Science Students Mine Data for Silver
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Inside USD--Two USD computer science students will return to school this fall with silver and some gold, too.
Cameron Askew (pictured, left) and John Lopez, both undergraduates, placed second in the 2011 Data Mining Cup, competing against 104 teams from 83 universities and more than 20 countries. The competition, sponsored by Prudsys, AG, a software firm based in Germany, was open to both undergraduate and graduate students. USD’s team will share a prize of 1,500 euros, approximately $2,150. (Full Story)