National AI Student Challenge 2022

Supporting Partners

Objectives

  • Encourage critical and creative thinking skills needed to navigate and adapt to the changing world
  • Increase applications of AI technology
  • Encourage active involvement in shaping future using AI technology

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to enter the Challenge :

(i) You must be a full-time student currently enrolled in a local Secondary School, Integrated Programme (IP) School, International School, Independent School, Junior College, Institute of Technical Education, Polytechnic and University, or Full-time National Servicemen (NSF).

(ii) If You and/or any of your team member(s) are below the age of 18 years old, your registration form must be accompanied by completed parental consent form(s) for You and/or your team member(s). Otherwise, your registration and Entry will be deemed incomplete and void.

(iii) If You sign-up as a Team, you may register up to 4 Team members. Ensure that all members fulfil criteria (i) and (ii).

(iv) Use your School / Institution email address. Do not submit using personal emails such as Yahoo or Gmail individual accounts as these will be rejected. NSF may use your personal email address.

Challenge Tasks

You will be required to do the following :

a. Successfully complete AI Singapore’s AI for Industry (AI4I)® – Literacy in AI; and

b. Choose either category to participate in :

i. Category A (No-Coding)
ii. Category B (With Coding)

c. Requirements :

i. You may only submit one Entry. Incomplete entries may be disqualified.
ii. Use your own laptop to participate.
iii. Specifically for Category B :

  1. You must use your own compute resource.
  2. Datasets will not be provided. You will need to build your own datasets that can best demonstrate your use case. Alternatively, You may use External Data (see Section 7 of the Challenge Terms and Conditions).
  3. If your Entry is shortlisted, you shall be notified, latest, by 14 February 2023 to present your solution on 17 February 2023 to a panel of judges. Your Entry shall be disqualified if you are unable to attend the presentation in-person.

Problem Statement : Propose an AI solution with Computer Vision (CV) and/or Natural Language Processing (NLP) that can help, assist, inform or entertain Singaporeans or businesses.

Category A Submission

  1. Submit a 2-page proposal to address the above-mentioned problem statement using the “Heilmeier Catechism” framework:
    • What are You trying to do? Articulate your objectives using absolutely no jargon.
      • How is it done today, and what are the limits of current practice?
      • What is new in your approach and why do You think it will be successful?
      • Who cares? If You are successful, what difference will it make?
      • What are the risks?
      • How much will it cost?
      • How long will it take?
      • What are the mid-term and final “exams” to check for success?
  2. Optional: You may also use graphic components or a demo video to express your ideas.

Problem Statement : Design and build a tool (app, dashboard, analysis) with AI Singapore’s AI Brick PeekingDuck (Computer Vision) and/or SGnlp (Natural Language Processing), that can help, assist, inform or entertain Singaporeans or businesses.

Category B Submission

  1. Choose the AI Brick(s) You want to work with: PeekingDuck (Computer Vision) and/or SGnlp (Natural Language Processing).
  2. Your core tool must be PeekingDuck and/or SGnlp. However, You are allowed to use AI Singapore’s AI Brick TagUI and other open-source resources (see section 5E of the Challenge Terms and Conditions) to enable the solutions.
  3. Submit a 2-page proposal to address the above- mentioned problem statement using the “Heilmeier Catechism” framework:
    • What are You trying to do? Articulate your objectives using absolutely no jargon.
    • How is it done today, and what are the limits of current practice?
    • What is new in your approach and why do You think it will be successful?
    • Who cares? If You are successful, what difference will it make?
    • What are the risks?
    • How much will it cost?
    • How long will it take?
    • What are the mid- term and final “exams” to check for success?
  4. Design and build your proposed tool using the AI Brick(s) that you have chosen. Submit:
    • URL to your codes on Github
    • YouTube URL to 1 minute video presentation about your tool

AI Brick Resources (for Category B)

Agenda

5 Dec 22
(Mon)
12:00

Registration Opens
– Participants to complete AI Singapore AI4I® – Literacy in AI (5-hour online course) latest by 6 Feb 2023

6 Jan 23
(Fri)
12:00

Start of Challenge
– Participants to visit the Challenge website for the following items :
  – AI Singapore Welcome Video
  – Problem Statements
  – AI Brick Resources (for Category B)
– Participants to start working on their entries and submit their entries before 6 Feb 2023

12-13 Jan 23
(Thu-Fri)
15:00 – 17:00

(Optional) Online Consultation Sessions

Online sessions where participants from Categories A and B may ask questions to AI Singapore, including AI Bricks (for Category B)

6 Feb 23
(Mon)
23:59

End of Challenge
– Registration closes
– Submission deadline for entries for both Categories A and B

14 Feb 23
(Tue)
12:00

For Category B participants only
Announcement of shortlisted participants moving to Grand Final Presentation stage

17 Feb 23
(Fri)
16:00 – 17:00

For Category B participants only
Grand Final Presentation (In-Person)

24 Feb 23
(Fri)
12:00

Announcement of Winners for both Categories A and B

20 May 23
(Sat)
09:00 – 10:00

Prize Presentation Ceremony during the AI Student Developer Conference 2023

Judging/Evaluation Criteria

Category A

  • Idea (80%)
  • Writing (20%)

Category B

  • Idea (40%)
  • Implementation (40%)
  • Writing (10%)
  • Presentation (10%)

Prizes

Prizes by AI Singapore :

Category A
Top 5 Winners

  • SGD 400 cash vouchers each

Category B
Top 3 Winners

  • SGD 1000 cash vouchers each

+ Special Prizes by Industry/Challenge Partners

Registration Form

NAISC 2022 v2
What category will You or your team be participating in?
Details about the categories can be found above.
NSF may indicate “NSF”.
Please use your School/Institute email address. NSF may use your personal email address.
Are You below 18 years old?
  • Parental Consent is required. Please download the Parental Consent form here. Upload the completed and signed form here.
Maximum upload size: 16MB
Are You registering as a Team?
  • If You register as a Team, by default You will be the Team Leader. As a Team Leader, You will be the single point of contact and will be responsible for all communications between AI Singapore and your team member(s).
  • Students can join up to one team for this Challenge. You or your Team can participate in either Category A or B of this Challenge. You or your Team may submit no more than one Entry.
  • Please provide the details of ALL team member(s). You may register up to 4 team members.

Team Members

NSF may indicate “NSF”.
Please use your School/Institute email address. NSF may use your personal email address.
Is this team member below 18 years old?
  • Parental Consent is required. Please download the Parental Consent form here. Upload the completed and signed form here.
Maximum upload size: 16MB
You and ALL team members (if applicable) must read and accept the National AI Student Challenge 2022 Terms & Conditions
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Enquiries

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