Contributor Competitions recognise the contributions members are making to the Data Science Foundation website. These contributions keep the site interesting and relevant to members. Visit the Contributors page to see the leading all-time contributors and for information on how points are awarded.
Data Science Foundation December Contributors Competition
The Contributors Competition aims to reward the members who contribute the most to the Data Science Foundation website by helping to raise their profile.
The competition will be based on Contributor Points, which are awarded for publishing material and by other members positively rating published work. The competition page will feature just one competition at a time and show individuals in a leader board with links back to Personal Profile and Published By pages.
The winner will be the person who has accrued the most points during the competition period. The winner will have a 'Winners Badge' added to their Personal Profile page. The points total on this page will be reset at the end of each month.
How Contributor Points are Calculated
When a member posts an item to the site they receive the following points:
Use Case 20
DataTalk post 10
Open Forum Thread 5
Add comment to open Forum Discussion 1
Submit News Item 1
Whenever a member rates a Whitepaper, Use Case or DataTalk article the total value of the rating is added to the contributor’s total. A member can only rate an item once. Points available per rating are as follows:
Complete your membership listing and tell others about your interests, experience and qualifications with a Personal Profile page.