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AlphaHack - ML Hackathon for Beginners

We are proud to present you with our very first Machine Learning/AI hackathon, welcoming students from all backgrounds and disciplines to take part. We invite you to participate in AlphaHack, organised in collaboration with Alpha Interview. Alpha Interview is a tech start-up company specialising in utilising Artificial Intelligence to help optimise the process of filtering candidates throughout the screening process.

AlphaHack will take place on Saturday 17th March 11:00-19:00. (Snacks from 10:00) The challenge is centred around improving the current interviewing software of the company, furthering the automation process by providing solutions which utilise computer vision to help better draw inferences from trends and patterns. Sample video recordings from candidates’ will be supplied and the overall goal is to evaluate all or some of their performance using techniques of your choice, to better optimise the efficiency of filtering suitable candidates. All submissions will be showcased following the submission closing at 18:00 on Saturday 17th March. 

Prior to this we will also be running a friendly workshop session on Friday 16th March 18:00 to 20:00, intended so that people of all technical abilities are able to participate. The challenge description will be showcased on Friday at the start of the workshop and also released on Facebook at 20:00. Both Alpha Interview and the AlphaHack team will be at the workshop to answer any queries about the challenge. Participants from both UCL undergraduate and postgraduate courses are strongly recommended to apply.

Prizes per person are as follow:
- 1st place: Internship Offer + £50 Amazon voucher
- 2nd place: £30 Amazon voucher
- 3rd place: £20 Amazon voucher

Individuals are encouraged to apply in either teams of three, as a pair, or individually, noting that teams of pairs or individuals may be allocated into teams of three if necessary. 

Free snacks & beverages will be provided throughout both days of the hackathon, accompanied by delicious pizza for all attendees. Following the hackathon, there will be a social networking event with current employees of Alpha Interview at UCL Mully's bar!

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