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SDSM 2024 : Suicide Detection on Social Media @ IEEE BigData 2024

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Link: https://competitionpolyu.github.io/
 
When Dec 15, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
Where Washington DC, USA
Submission Deadline Nov 10, 2024
Categories    competition   NLP   mental health   suicide
 

Call For Papers

The SDSM is one of the selected challenges at the 2024 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2024), December 15-18, Washington DC, USA.

Background:
In the midst of the digital era, social media has emerged as a rich source of insights into human behavior and mental health. Now, the IEEE BigData 2024 Cup Challenge presents a unique platform for participants to apply innovative machine learning techniques to address a critical societal challenge -- suicidal risk detection.

Introduction
Dataset:
Step into the world of big data, participants will access a curated dataset containing anonymized social media posts retrieved from the r/SuicideWatch subreddit (N = 500 posts with suicide risk labels and N = 1500 unlabelled posts).

Task:
Develop robust machine learning models capable of accurately identifying the corresponding suicide risk level of the posts based on the nuanced suicidal signals discerning from the contents.

Prizes & Rewards:
Participants will be awarded:
a). certificates (for all participants); b). cash prizes (top three performers); and c). presentation at the lEEE BigData 2024 conference (Dec 15-18, 2024, in Washington DC, USA) & publication in the conference proceedings (top three performers).

Participation:
By diving into this rich dataset, participants can not only showcase their technical prowess but also contribute directly to suicide prevention and life-saving advancements in society. Together, let's leverage the power of big data to illuminate pathways toward a bright future!

Please check the important dates and the guide to participation pages on our website!
https://competitionpolyu.github.io/

IMPORTANT DATES:
1. Start of the competition, the task is revealed, May 1, 2024
2. Deadline for contest teams to submit email of intent, June 10, 2024
3. Deadline for submitting the source code & the detailed report of the solutions, End of the competition, Aug 31, 2024
4. Announcement of winning teams, Sending invitations for submitting papers for the special track at the lEEE BigData 2024 conference, Sept 15, 2024
5. Deadline for submitting invited papers, Oct 10, 2024
6. Notifcation of paper acceptance, Oct 30, 2024
7. Camera-ready of accepted papers due, Nov 15, 2024
8. The lEEE BigData 2024 conference, Washington DC, USA, Dec 15-18, 2024

PRIZES & AWARDS:
1. Champion Team: 1000 USD
2. First Runner-up Team: 500 USD
3. Second Runner-up Team: 250 USD
4. In addition to the cash prize, the top three teams will be invited to publish their solutions at the IEEE BigData conference.
5. All Participation Teams: Certificate

The SDSM is organized by the Event Cube Project Team at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Contact: ieee.bigdata2024@outlook.com

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