Cognitive Community

Join the Topcoder Cognitive Community to get started with Cognitive computing. Over the next three years, you will have an opportunity to win a free trip to Topcoder Open finals three different times!
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Cognitive Points

Every educational Cognitive challenge gives you an opportunity to earn Cognitive Points. Note that you can only earn Cognitive Points once for every educational challenge.

All successful submissions for the Hello World challenge will be awarded 500 cognitive points. Each educational challenge that follows will adhere to the following tier structure:

1st – 3rd Place: 500 points
4th – 10th Place: 350 points
11+: 100 points

Cognitive Leaderboard and Prize Schedule

All Cognitive Points earned between January 2017 and August 31, 2017 are eligible for the TCO17 trip. All challenges that start in August 2017 are counted.

After August 2017, the leaderboard will reset. All Cognitive Points earned between September 2017 and August 31, 2018 are eligible for the TCO18 trip prize.

After August 2018, the leaderboard will again reset. All Cognitive Points earned between September 2018 and August 31, 2019 are eligible for the TCO19 trip prize.

TCO Trip Prizes

The Topcoder Cognitive Community member with the most leaderboard points at the conclusion of each prize period will win an all-expenses paid trip to the Topcoder Open, including airfare, lodging, ground transportation, and certain meals. More prize details will be presented to the winner upon confirmation.

Members may only win one trip to the TCO each year. If the Cognitive leaderboard winner has already won a trip to TCO through other Topcoder competitions, the Cognitive TCO trip prize will be offered to the next highest point scorer in line.

Tiebreaker
If there is a tie for first place, all tied members will compete in a final challenge. This challenge will be Cognitive-specific and reviewed to determine the winner, who will be awarded the TCO trip.

Cognitive computing is the next hot area in software development and for good reason!

The mantra of mobile first is now being replaced by AI First and consumer dependency on their smart phone will soon be replaced by a dependency on cognitive computing ranging from voice controls, natural language parsing to AI bots. Developers with this skill set will be in high demand!

Dave Messinger

Topcoder VP of Product Architecture &
Global Developer Community Director

Leaderboard

1st
4,250.00 points 9 challenges
1 daft300punk
4,250.00 points 9 challenge s
2 paolog
3,950.00 points 9 challenge s
3 ibun
2,500.00 points 5 challenge s
4 nizzz
2,000.00 points 4 challenge s
5 ketzjs09
1,550.00 points 5 challenge s
6 Sharathkumar92
1,500.00 points 3 challenge s
7 jfort
1,000.00 points 2 challenge s
8 thomaskranitsas
1,000.00 points 2 challenge s
9 ecavalier313
1,000.00 points 2 challenge s
10 happyesthete
1,000.00 points 2 challenge s
11 harimp
1,000.00 points 2 challenge s
12 chok68
900.00 points 4 challenge s
13 zsudraco
850.00 points 3 challenge s
14 freegod
850.00 points 2 challenge s
15 billsedison
750.00 points 2 challenge s
16 soso0574
600.00 points 2 challenge s
17 vasilica.olariu
600.00 points 2 challenge s
18 ronakkaria
500.00 points 2 challenge s
19 gauravs23
500.00 points 1 challenge
20 elkhawajah
500.00 points 1 challenge
21 sathya.b
500.00 points 1 challenge
22 ywi4ebyrawi
500.00 points 1 challenge
23 casedrene
500.00 points 1 challenge
24 therubiksman
500.00 points 1 challenge
25 graphit
500.00 points 1 challenge
26 Shizhouxing
500.00 points 1 challenge
27 antonio081014
500.00 points 1 challenge
28 tomitnh
500.00 points 1 challenge
29 dhbellol
500.00 points 1 challenge
30 IAMPriyaranjan
500.00 points 1 challenge
31 Abuccts
500.00 points 1 challenge
32 gokul18496
500.00 points 1 challenge
33 samuraix98
500.00 points 1 challenge
34 tlewarski
500.00 points 1 challenge
35 cyberantz
500.00 points 1 challenge
36 karthikbecse
500.00 points 1 challenge
37 Evaldas
500.00 points 1 challenge
38 jkf
500.00 points 1 challenge
39 hai.d.nguyen
500.00 points 1 challenge
40 mmbalto
500.00 points 1 challenge
41 nguyentrong
500.00 points 1 challenge
42 gumatt
500.00 points 1 challenge
43 Jocoseriously
500.00 points 1 challenge
44 hiiegor
500.00 points 1 challenge
45 edxodia
500.00 points 1 challenge
46 canhnhtse03860
500.00 points 1 challenge
47 gigg
500.00 points 1 challenge
48 jupigare
500.00 points 1 challenge
49 theduckening
500.00 points 1 challenge
50 OB3LISK
500.00 points 1 challenge
51 a9812398
500.00 points 1 challenge
52 tosha5252
500.00 points 1 challenge
53 Schpotsky
500.00 points 1 challenge
54 hi1049
500.00 points 1 challenge
55 ketangupta550
500.00 points 1 challenge
56 wegneto
500.00 points 1 challenge
57 misthars
500.00 points 1 challenge
58 webmasteradi
500.00 points 1 challenge
59 samimourad4
500.00 points 1 challenge
60 adamshai
500.00 points 1 challenge
61 kgdrathan
500.00 points 1 challenge
62 agerth
500.00 points 1 challenge
63 DixonD
500.00 points 1 challenge
64 rajksrivastava
500.00 points 1 challenge
65 maxceem
500.00 points 1 challenge
66 spark14
500.00 points 1 challenge
67 Rushikesh.Deshp
500.00 points 1 challenge
68 padegal12
500.00 points 1 challenge
69 rajrkrish
500.00 points 1 challenge
70 jamesliuhk
500.00 points 1 challenge
71 pun_aga
500.00 points 1 challenge
72 abderrahim
500.00 points 1 challenge
73 TJC129
500.00 points 1 challenge
74 lipsum
500.00 points 1 challenge
75 pro.joshi
500.00 points 1 challenge
76 kondakovdmitry
500.00 points 1 challenge
77 vvvpig
500.00 points 1 challenge
78 muzehyun
500.00 points 1 challenge
79 shubhendus
500.00 points 1 challenge
80 thirsty_camel
500.00 points 1 challenge
81 ikarean
500.00 points 1 challenge
82 tulin
500.00 points 1 challenge
83 ftasb1
500.00 points 1 challenge
84 Tobby.Kuyinu
500.00 points 1 challenge
85 ShindouHikaru
500.00 points 1 challenge
86 jiangliwu
500.00 points 1 challenge
87 ombocorp
500.00 points 1 challenge
88 g2007
500.00 points 1 challenge
89 MoaazK
500.00 points 1 challenge
90 paulocezar
500.00 points 1 challenge
91 DeanVeleker
500.00 points 1 challenge
92 henriqdp
500.00 points 1 challenge
93 kaddou01
500.00 points 1 challenge
94 ElkCloner
500.00 points 1 challenge
95 seriyvolk83
500.00 points 1 challenge
96 Ksys
500.00 points 1 challenge
97 shouvikroy
500.00 points 1 challenge
98 JaydevMehta
500.00 points 1 challenge
99 hazegirl
500.00 points 1 challenge
100 spanhawk
500.00 points 1 challenge
101 pngai
500.00 points 1 challenge
102 abhicloudstalk
500.00 points 1 challenge
103 lau-zu
500.00 points 1 challenge
104 LonghornRach
500.00 points 1 challenge
105 kata.choi
500.00 points 1 challenge
106 HannahBurzynski
500.00 points 1 challenge
107 Ludim
500.00 points 1 challenge
108 ouyangki
450.00 points 2 challenge s
109 baldiyo
350.00 points 1 challenge
110 hi4sandy
350.00 points 1 challenge
111 vainner
350.00 points 1 challenge
112 wleite
350.00 points 1 challenge
113 birdofpreyru
250.00 points 1 challenge
114 phoenix103
250.00 points 1 challenge
115 glint
200.00 points 2 challenge s
116 Amar365
200.00 points 2 challenge s
117 deidia
100.00 points 1 challenge
118 mikeyasnev
100.00 points 1 challenge
119 cmckni3
100.00 points 1 challenge
120 moulyg
100.00 points 1 challenge
121 iversonLv
100.00 points 1 challenge
122 bluwire
100.00 points 1 challenge
123 thisiskicker
100.00 points 1 challenge
124 anubhavshrimal
100.00 points 1 challenge
125 dileepa
100.00 points 1 challenge
126 ananthhh
100.00 points 1 challenge
127 kiril.kartunov
100.00 points 1 challenge
128 nomo_kazza
100.00 points 1 challenge
129 andresduque
100.00 points 1 challenge

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