Datathon Against Racism

The time has come for a New Datathon. This edition we will focus on hate speech detection.  

Details of the event

Challenge: build a model that can automatically classify text messages as Racist or not Racist. Messages will be provided in Spanish and teams will have 1 week to address the challenge

Prizes: there will be 2 prizes, each of them of 1.500€ .

When:

  • March 25th: kick-off of the Datathon. It will take place in the evening at Adevinta offices in Barcelona. Challenge will be explained to participants. Teams should be present in the venue.
  • From March 25th until April 1st teams can build and submit their models. Teams can work remotely.
  • April 1st: end of the Datathon – prize ceremony. It will take place in the evening at Adevinta offices in Barcelona. Teams should be present in the venue.

You can check results in this page.

IMPORTANT: since we want to maximize the positive social impact of this Datathon, all teams participating (including the winning teams) commit to openly publish and share their model with organizers and any organization willing to use it.

This Datathon is possible thanks to the support of our Sponsors

Adevinta

Colt Technology Services

Holaluz

Digital Future Society

This Datathon was also possible thanks to the implication and collaboration of the following organizations

Sietar

The Crownz Project

CNAAE

With the collaboration of Eurecat

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