HPCC Systems is a sponsor this event as part of our academic program. It is hosted by the College of Computing and Software Engineering at KSU.

We also took part in this event in 2017, 2018 and 2019. For more information about how it went, read our blog post: Fly on the wall - Our first Hackathon.

Date of the eventMarch 19th-26th 2021
EligibilityThis event is open to all KSU CCSE students (ACS, BASIT, IT, CS, SWE, and CGDD) who have passed their first few programming courses. Graduate students who have exempted all transitional courses or have passed at least three 5000 transition courses are also eligible.
HPCC Systems Challenge Information

This GitHub link includes all details you need for this challenge.


Missing Children Trends

The ADAMTM Program Learn more about The ADAM Program 
Data Source

1- GA missing kids report for Jan 2021

2- Sex offenders registered in GA

3- All US Cities/Counties lat, long, and fips points

Data Dictionary
General Instructions
  1. Please follow all the guidelines specified by the data provider.
  2. Provide a brief design/tech document describing the proposed solution (2-3 pages max).
  3. Provide the bio of all participants and their roles on the project.
  4. Use the HPCC Systems platform for executing the solution.
Rating Criteria
  1. Innovation involved
  2. Understanding of Big Data patterns and its application to HPCC Systems.
  3. Team work and execution
  4. Presentation quality
Mentors available during the Hackathon

The following mentors will be available to help you through Discord

Arjuna Chala, Dan Camper, Jerry Jacob, Jeremy Clements, Bahar Fardanian

Discord ChannelHPCC channel link

What can I do to prepare?

We have many resources available for you to use to familiarize yourself with our technology and how to use it. If you are new to us, then take some time to find out about HPCC Systems and what we do. Find out how HPCC Systems workswhat ECL is and take a look at what goes on in our community.

I have questions, who do I ask?

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