Dimension is a week-long event (first week of April), jointly organized by Matrix and SIAM student chapter bringing in the smartest brains from all over North East India, our vision is to generate awareness about Data Science in the region, bring together bright minds to solve real-life problems, work on innovative ideas, compete against each other and envisage Data Science as a field with a plethora of career opportunities.
Events in Dimension ’18 are as follows:
  1. Online Data Science Trivia [22 March – 6 April]: 2-week long online interactive data science trivia. Thought-provoking relevant questions will encompass numerous fields of data science and will serve as an icebreaker for all newbies. Final winners of quizzes will bag an Amazon Echo Dot.
  2. Data Science BootCamp [Every Evening 2nd – 6th April]: Week-long Lecture series on Data Science by experienced senior students will be conducted which would be an awesome opportunity for newbies to delve into the Data Science World and obtain valuable insight into the upcoming technologies. Hands-on sessions accompanied with proper course materials will go a long way in helping them to pursue Data Science. Also, it would be a good time to sharpen your data science tools and weapons, ’cause HackOverflow is coming!
  3. HackOverflow [6th – 8th April]: HackOverflow is a unique Data Science Hackathon event. It will witness participation from students as well as professionals from all of North East India. Participants will get a chance to present their innovative ideas and develop their own data application solutions for prominent industry challenges. Mentors from different fields will be guiding them continuously throughout the 36-hour hackathon. The selected ones will get the opportunity to incubate their ideas in Probyto Summer Camp along with prizes worth 30,000.
  4. Lecture Series [7th – 8th April]: Renowned faculty and professional data scientists will be delivering lectures on a wide range of topics involving data science, big data and machine learning and their role in reshaping industries like agriculture, e-commerce, and healthcare. Research opportunities in existing and upcoming fields will also be covered in great detail along with the relevance of data science in the present world as well as in the future.