2018 CUNY-IBM Watson Case Competition

Urban Flooding Analytics Team (Winner 2018)

Business Case Title: Providing Real-Time Flood Data to Improve Climate Change Resiliency Efforts.

Team Members:

  • Nathaniel Zinda, Junior, Economics, Baruch College
  • Augustus Kaptko, Senior, Media Technology, New York City College of Technology
  • Sett Hein, Sophomore, Computer and Information Sciences, Baruch College

Click here to watch the video of the Winning Team presenting their Final Presentation. (1 minute video: Leveraging Watson AI to create crowdsourced flood maps for New York City.)

 

Minimizing R. I. (2nd Place Winner 2018)

Source. Reducing Recidivism

Business Case Title: Reducing Recidivism

Team Members:

  • Carlos Bibiloni, Senior, Public Affairs/Public Administration, Baruch College
  • Sohail Anwar, Senior, Computer and Information Sciences, New York City College of Technology
  • Christian Collazo, Senior, Computer and Information Sciences, Baruch College

1-minute video : Improving release program accessibility by automating the process and making it personalized to the individual.

 

 

Team Number: 53 CSI Devs (Third Place Winner 2018)

Business Case Title: Synthia: The SMS Census Assistant

Source – Slide of CSI Devs

  • Egor Semeniak, Sophomore, Computer and Information Sciences, Macaulay Honors College
  • Anthony Astarita, Sophomore, Computer and Information Sciences, Macaulay Honors College
  • Yuri Yurchenko, Junior, Computer and Information Sciences, College of Staten Island
  • Vincent Vitiello, Sophomore, Computer and Information Sciences, College of Staten Island

1-minute video : New Yorkers will have the option to text an AI named Synthia answers to the 2020 Census along with any questions they have.

 

 

The video of the Final Presentations and Award Ceremony can be watched at this link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnT7S5vIz_o&feature=youtu.be.

 

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