The Association of Students of Computer Science for Information Interchange (ASCII) of Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, conducted Aismart Hackathon on August 16 to September 07, 2019, sponsored by Intel Software and IETE.
Hackathons have become more popular in the last few years, attracting young talent to showcase their new ideas and thus paving way for young entrepreneurship. They provide a good platform for young talents and stimulate the creative juices of participants and foster problem-solving and risk-taking in a casual environment.
AiSmart Hackathon is a full-fledged end to end hackathon that is on par with any of the Industry conducted hackathons. The event is open for all the students of ASE Coimbatore. Each team can have a maximum of 3 participants and an optional faculty mentor. The event will contain three phases as mentioned below:
Stage-1: Idea Submission Phase (August 16, 2019 – August 25, 2019)
The students will be asked to share their idea and details through an online forum. This phase will be given certain deadline before which the students are expected to submit the ideas. This phase will close sharply by the deadline mentioned and the ideas submitted will be shortlisted by the organizing team.
Stage-2: Prototype Development (August 26, 2019 – September 6, 2019)
Shortlisted teams will be intimated via mail and the teams will be given 2 weeks of time to develop the initial prototype of their idea.
Stage-3: Onsite Hack (September 7, 2019)
Teams will arrive at the hackathon location and will be participating in a 12 Hours hackathon. After 12 Hours, each team will pitch their idea with a presentation along with the prototype demonstration for 10 mins.
Finally, the top 3 teams will be awarded prizes.