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A team from ODU Computer Science successfully completed the Nokia Mobile Data Challenge.

Results will be presented at a workshop organized in connection with Pervasive 2012 in Newcastle, UK. Team members were PhD. student Shahram Mohrehkesh and faculy members Dr. Shuiwang Ji, Dr. Tamer Nadeem, and Dr. Michele Weigle. The challenge participants completed in solving data mining problems of big data in the mobile computing domain. There were 108 submissions in two tracks: 59 to the Dedicated Track and 49 to the Open Track. The ODU team participated in the Dedicated Track, where 16% of submissions were accepted for oral presentation. The ODU team's task was to predict users' demographic information from their mobile phone usage. Teams with the highest prediction accuracy were selected to present their results. See the team's roster for more details.