Environmental Toxicity Prediction Challenge
OrganizersThis challenge is organized by ICANN'09: International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, European Neural Network Society (ENNS) and CADASTER project.
Goals of this study
More detailed introduction can be found here, data can be downloaded at this page and results submitted here.
Important key dates
The winner will be identified according to the criteria defined below and (s)he will receive a prize. It is expected that the winner as well as other participants will submit articles describing their methodological approaches for publication in a peer-reviewed journal (under discussion). Information on how you can participate can be found here.
Grand prize for the competition-winners is 1.000 € !
See summary of results.
Criteria for success
Igor V. Tetko, Terry W. Schultz and Wlodzislaw Duch
 Zhu, H.; Tropsha, A.; Fourches, D.; Varnek, A.; Papa, E.; Gramatica, P.; Oberg, T.; Dao, P.; Cherkasov, A.; Tetko, I. V. Combinatorial QSAR Modeling of Chemical Toxicants Tested against Tetrahymena pyriformis J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2008, 48 (4), 766-784.
 Tetko, I. V.; Sushko, I.; Pandey, A. K.; Zhu, H.; Tropsha, A.; Papa, E.; Oberg, T.; Todeschini, R.; Fourches, D.; Varnek, A., Critical assessment of QSAR models of environmental toxicity against Tetrahymena pyriformis: focusing on applicability domain and overfitting by variable selection J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2008, 48 (9), 1733-46.