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Yelp Dataset Challenge Round 4 and Extended Academic Dataset

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Yelp’s got a whole lot of data, and we’re giving it to you. Now proudly introducing an extended dataset for academic research with the launch of the fourth round of the Yelp Dataset Challenge!

http://engineeringblog.yelp.com/2014/08/the-yelp-dataset-challenge-goes-international-new-data-new-cities-open-to-students-worldwide.html

From Yelp’s wealth of data about local businesses, we’re bringing you rich data to use for academic or extracurricular research projects.

To up the ante, we’re laying down a special challenge to students: use our data and submit your project for a chance to win one of ten Yelp Dataset Challenge awards for $5,000! Just show us how you use Yelp data in insightful, unique, and compelling ways.

For winning research, there are additional awards available for publishing your work and presenting at industry or academic conferences.

For full details and to access the data, go to our website: http://www.yelp.com/dataset_challenge/

The deadline for submissions to the Yelp Dataset Challenge is Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (23:59:59 UTC). Submit your project to Yelp by visiting http://www.yelp.com/dataset_challenge/submit

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