Data Sciences Summer Institute (DSSI)

Projects Summary
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Yahoo Best Project Award

YAHOO is generously giving an award for the
Best 2011 DSSI Project

Evaluation Requirements:

• The software application must be complete/finished product.

• Must be a web application (browser or handheld)

Evaluation Criteria  {Judged 1 (low) to 5 (high)}

• User-friendly

• Applicable to Department of Homeland Security staff (Counterterrorism (ex: TSA); Border Security; Preparedness, Response and Recovery (ex: first responders); Immigration; Cybersecurity). Check out the DHS site for specific areas of security:

• Technical merit

• Novelty

• Impact to society


The Yahoo Best Project Award for the 2011 DSSI will be divided equally among ALL the members of the winning project team.


Good luck!