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 therubiksman
500.00 points 1 challenge
21 Shizhouxing
500.00 points 1 challenge
22 DeanVeleker
500.00 points 1 challenge
23 antonio081014
500.00 points 1 challenge
24 mmbalto
500.00 points 1 challenge
25 sathya.b
500.00 points 1 challenge
26 Evaldas
500.00 points 1 challenge
27 cyberantz
500.00 points 1 challenge
28 hai.d.nguyen
500.00 points 1 challenge
29 jupigare
500.00 points 1 challenge
30 nguyentrong
500.00 points 1 challenge
31 tomitnh
500.00 points 1 challenge
32 jkf
500.00 points 1 challenge
33 gumatt
500.00 points 1 challenge
34 Jocoseriously
500.00 points 1 challenge
35 ywi4ebyrawi
500.00 points 1 challenge
36 Abuccts
500.00 points 1 challenge
37 casedrene
500.00 points 1 challenge
38 samuraix98
500.00 points 1 challenge
39 tlewarski
500.00 points 1 challenge
40 canhnhtse03860
500.00 points 1 challenge
41 karthikbecse
500.00 points 1 challenge
42 IAMPriyaranjan
500.00 points 1 challenge
43 gokul18496
500.00 points 1 challenge
44 dhbellol
500.00 points 1 challenge
45 pro.joshi
500.00 points 1 challenge
46 TJC129
500.00 points 1 challenge
47 shouvikroy
500.00 points 1 challenge
48 gigg
500.00 points 1 challenge
49 tosha5252
500.00 points 1 challenge
50 Schpotsky
500.00 points 1 challenge
51 a9812398
500.00 points 1 challenge
52 theduckening
500.00 points 1 challenge
53 OB3LISK
500.00 points 1 challenge
54 elkhawajah
500.00 points 1 challenge
55 ketangupta550
500.00 points 1 challenge
56 DixonD
500.00 points 1 challenge
57 tulin
500.00 points 1 challenge
58 maxceem
500.00 points 1 challenge
59 rajrkrish
500.00 points 1 challenge
60 kaddou01
500.00 points 1 challenge
61 padegal12
500.00 points 1 challenge
62 spark14
500.00 points 1 challenge
63 Rushikesh.Deshp
500.00 points 1 challenge
64 rajksrivastava
500.00 points 1 challenge
65 Ludim
500.00 points 1 challenge
66 ombocorp
500.00 points 1 challenge
67 ikarean
500.00 points 1 challenge
68 graphit
500.00 points 1 challenge
69 vvvpig
500.00 points 1 challenge
70 seriyvolk83
500.00 points 1 challenge
71 shubhendus
500.00 points 1 challenge
72 ShindouHikaru
500.00 points 1 challenge
73 hiiegor
500.00 points 1 challenge
74 MoaazK
500.00 points 1 challenge
75 ftasb1
500.00 points 1 challenge
76 hi1049
500.00 points 1 challenge
77 jamesliuhk
500.00 points 1 challenge
78 pngai
500.00 points 1 challenge
79 kata.choi
500.00 points 1 challenge
80 hazegirl
500.00 points 1 challenge
81 lau-zu
500.00 points 1 challenge
82 lipsum
500.00 points 1 challenge
83 Tobby.Kuyinu
500.00 points 1 challenge
84 jiangliwu
500.00 points 1 challenge
85 webmasteradi
500.00 points 1 challenge
86 wegneto
500.00 points 1 challenge
87 agerth
500.00 points 1 challenge
88 paulocezar
500.00 points 1 challenge
89 g2007
500.00 points 1 challenge
90 henriqdp
500.00 points 1 challenge
91 abderrahim
500.00 points 1 challenge
92 kgdrathan
500.00 points 1 challenge
93 JaydevMehta
500.00 points 1 challenge
94 ElkCloner
500.00 points 1 challenge
95 muzehyun
500.00 points 1 challenge
96 kondakovdmitry
500.00 points 1 challenge
97 Ksys
500.00 points 1 challenge
98 abhicloudstalk
500.00 points 1 challenge
99 spanhawk
500.00 points 1 challenge
100 samimourad4
500.00 points 1 challenge
101 adamshai
500.00 points 1 challenge
102 thirsty_camel
500.00 points 1 challenge
103 pun_aga
500.00 points 1 challenge
104 edxodia
500.00 points 1 challenge
105 misthars
500.00 points 1 challenge
106 LonghornRach
500.00 points 1 challenge
107 HannahBurzynski
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 dileepa
100.00 points 1 challenge
121 bluwire
100.00 points 1 challenge
122 anubhavshrimal
100.00 points 1 challenge
123 ananthhh
100.00 points 1 challenge
124 andresduque
100.00 points 1 challenge
125 moulyg
100.00 points 1 challenge
126 nomo_kazza
100.00 points 1 challenge
127 kiril.kartunov
100.00 points 1 challenge
128 thisiskicker
100.00 points 1 challenge
129 iversonLv
100.00 points 1 challenge

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