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Calling AI Enthusiasts, Students, Experts, Researchers to participate in the LearnOpenCV Blog Olympics 2021!

Share your original work with the world in the form of projects/ideas/research/utilities/tools.

Tell the world what’s NEW, BIG, EXCITING & MEANINGFUL.

Write 2 Win. Publish 2 Shine! Blog Your Way to Super Success!

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Prizes
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We respect people’s freedom of choice! Regardless of the reasons behind your preference, we will award you a cash prize of a value equivalent to the product value in the US Apple store. Here is how the cash will be awarded if you prefer the cash prize as a Grand Prize winner.

Prize Cash Value
1st Grand Prize Macbook Pro Apple M1 Chip with 8‑Core CPU and 8‑Core GPU 256GB Storage $1299
2nd Grand Prize Macbook Air with Apple M1 Chip with 8-Core CPU and 7-Core GPU 256GB Storage $999
3rd Grand Prize Mac mini with Apple M1 Chip with 8-Core CPU and 8-Core GPU 256GB Storage $699
Topic Suggestions

We have divided suggested topics into three broad categories as outlined below. You can write on any of the suggested topics or any other relevant topic of your choice. If you are choosing a different topic beyond the suggested topics, please let us know by emailing us at [email protected] before you make a start.

  1. Image Classification
  2. Object Detection
  3. Semantic/Instance Segmentation
  4. Pose Estimation
  5. Generative Adversarial Networks ( GANs )
  6. Improving DL Pipeline
  7. Deployment Strategies on cloud
  8. Model Optimization
  9. System Setup guides
  10. ML Ops
  11. Any other Computer Vision problem of your choice
Example
  1. Real world applications with OpenCV/PyTorch/Tensorflow
  2. Creating CV Mobile apps with TensorFlow lite
  3. Applications using edge devices
Example
  1. Survey articles on the state-of-the-art on any of the CV/DL topics
  2. Explaining concepts in intuitive ways with graphics/animation
  3. Detailed guide on a particular topic
Example
More Information
  1. Word Limit: Minimum 1200 words (excluding code).
  2. Use Images, Videos, Diagrams, Charts, Tables & Code snippets to illustrate your points.
  3. All write-up / images / video / code should be your own. Add source for every external media used and give due credits and references. Any form of plagiarism will result in rejection of your submission. 
  4. Ensure the blogpost is grammatically correct with no spelling errors. You may consider using tools such as Grammarly for help.
  5. Cite references with links where you have drawn inputs and inspiration to create your blogpost.

We have outlined the suggested topics as a guidance for you to create your blogpost. You will need to perform all experiments and submit the following:

  1. Code with complete instructions about running the code. We suggest using Google Colab if your code doesn’t have any GUI components. The code should run out of the box without any changes or intervention. 
  2. Complete write-up.We would prefer a Google Doc for your write-up. However, you can use any other way to submit your write-up as well. 
  3. Demo video showing the running of your code with output.
  4. Provide a summary in 100-150 words along with a feature visual (image/GIF) that goes along with the blogpost.

Our judging panel of experts shall evaluate your submission based on the following indicative parameters:

  1. Originality – There should be No Plagiarism in your content (words, visuals, charts or code snippets).
  2. Clarity – Provide detailed, structured & technically-sound write-up. Every concept, tool & method should be explained simply, step-by-step, with visual aids.
  3. Depth – We’ll focus on the Quality of Analysis, Level of Understanding & Depth of Research.
  4. Impact – The relevance and purpose of the idea / tool / solution.
  5. Target Audience – The potential reach of the blogpost and its relevance for beginners, intermediate or advanced users.
26th Oct Registration & Submission Starts
6th Dec Submission Closes
22nd Dec Announcement of Results
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