MAFAT Challenge

The Israeli Ministry of Defense Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) is excited to announce the launch of the “MAFAT challenge” - a series of prize competitions in the field of Data Science that are fully open to the general public, academic and industry sectors.

The goal of the challenge is to explore the potential of advanced data science methods to improve and enhance the IMOD current data products. The winning method may eventually be applied to real data and the winners may be invited to further collaborate with the IMOD on future projects

Competitions

MAFAT Radar Challenge - Can you distinguish between humans and animals in radar tracks? (July 15th, 2020)

Participants goal is to accurately classify whether a radar signal segment represent a human or an animal activity.
Prizes: $40,000


Computer Vision (Q4 - 2018)

Fine grained classification of objects in high resolution aerial imagery. ($30,000)

Statistical Estimation

Future competition - stay tuned for updates

Geospatial Analytics

Future competition - stay tuned for updates

Natural Language Processing

Future competition - stay tuned for updates

Audio Signal Processing

Future competition - stay tuned for updates

Social Media Analysis

Future competition - stay tuned for updates

For more information please contact:
team@mafatchallenge.com