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IISE QCRE Competition Call for Papers Now Open

ATLANTA, GA, September 8, 2021 — ProcessMiner Inc., an artificial intelligence platform that delivers predictive analytics and optimization for continuous manufacturing processes, announced today, it is sponsoring the 2022 QCRE Data Challenge Competition at the 2022 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference, taking place May 21-24, 2022.

“We, at ProcessMiner, are at the frontier of data science innovation. Our goal is to encourage advanced research in this field to push its boundaries further. For this, we are extremely happy to release our third data challenge,” said Dr. Chitta Ranjan, Director of Science at ProcessMiner.

In this data challenge, a research problem to advance the field of deep learning is posed to participants. There is a $3,000 cash award to solve emergent data challenges. A submission should be a manuscript submitted or ready to submit to IISE proceedings, or a relevant conference/journal. It is also recommended to post the manuscript on Arxiv.

The deadline to enter is April 29, 2022. Inquiries and submissions are addressed to Dr. Chitta Ranjan (ProcessMiner Inc.) and Dr. Yisha Xiang (Texas Tech University).

  • First Prize: Plaque + $2,000
  • Second Prize: Plaque + $1,000

Participants are encouraged to work in teams. The finalist teams will be required to present their work at the 2022 IISE annual conference. For more details about the challenge description and requirements, please refer to the call for papers. Please note, there is no limit on the number of participants allowed in one team. 

ABOUT PROCESSMINER: Founded in 2014, the ProcessMiner™ platform predicts problems in real-time using AI within the manufacturing process. The platform is being rapidly adopted by the Tissue and Packaging industries, inclusive of manufacturers in the Pulp, Paper and Plastics industries and pilot projects are underway with water treatment and energy sectors of manufacturing. For more information, visit ProcessMiner.com.

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