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Challenge Overview: 

The Shapelets PyConES 2023 Challenge (hereinafter referred to as the “Challenge”) is a data competition designed to test participants’ data analysis and problem-solving skills. This document outlines the official rules and procedures governing the Challenge, including eligibility, submission requirements, evaluation criteria, and the winners’ selection process. 



The Challenge is open to registered attendees of PyConES 2023. 

Participants must comply with all Challenge rules and regulations. 


Challenge Details: 

The Challenge revolves around identifying coincident events in three time series within a substantial parquet file. 

The data to be analyzed is limited to the “Cat A” tagged entries in the “Tag” column of the provided parquet file. 

Solutions to the Challenge are unique to each participant and are determined by their installation ID. 


Submission Requirements: 

Participants must submit their Challenge results via the designated submission portal by the specified submission deadline. 

Submissions must include the participant’s full name, contact information, installation ID, and relevant datetimes corresponding to their ID. 

Submissions must adhere to the guidelines outlined in the Challenge instructions. 


Evaluation Criteria: 

Submissions will be evaluated based on the accuracy and completeness of the coincident events identified within the three-time series. 

The evaluation process will be conducted by a panel of judges appointed by Shapelets. 

Decisions of the judging panel are final and binding. 


Winners Selection Process: 

All eligible submissions will be entered into a pool for consideration. 

A final winners’ draw will be conducted among the eligible submissions. 

Winners will be selected randomly from the pool of eligible submissions. 


Announcement of Winners: 

The winners of the Challenge will be announced on Sunday, 8th October at midday, at the Shapelets booth during PyConES 2023. 

Winners will be notified via the contact information provided during submission. 

Winners must be present at the announcing event to claim their prizes. 



Prizes will be awarded to the selected winners. 

Details of the prizes will be disclosed at the winners’ announcement event. 


Liability and Indemnification: 

Shapelets and its affiliates shall not be liable for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind resulting from participation in the Challenge. 

Participants agree to indemnify and hold Shapelets harmless from any claims, liabilities, or expenses arising from their participation in the Challenge. 


Modification and Termination: 

Shapelets reserves the right to modify or terminate the Challenge at any time for any reason. 



By participating in the Shapelets PyConES 2023 Challenge, participants acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agreed to abide by these Official Rules and Procedures. 

For any questions or concerns regarding the Challenge, please contact 

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