DATA MINING CUP 2022: Students of the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation reach the winner’s podium twice

Today prudsys | Member of the GK Software Group, announced the winners of the DATA-MINING-CUP 2022. The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation students achieved first and third place, while second place went to a student team from the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau.

The winners of this year’s DATA MINING CUP come from Malaysia. Team 1 from the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation developed the best solution model for cyclically demanded products in the online store, beating 77 participating student teams from 23 countries.

Second place went to Team 1 of the West Saxon University of Applied Sciences Zwickau. Third place was Team 2 from the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation. This means that this university can be pleased about a double podium for Malaysia. In addition to the DMC trophies, the three winning teams can look forward to prize money between 500 and 2,000 euros.

Fourth place went to Team Universidade Federal de Alfenas in Brazil. The Army Institute of Management Kolkata in India came in fifth. The student team from the Chinese University of Hong Kong was delighted with 6th place, and the participants from Perm National Research Polytechnic University in Russia came 7th. The second German team in this years top ten comes from the University of Mannheim with place number 8. The two participating teams from Grand View University in the USA won 9th and 10th place.

This year, the focus was on “Replenishment”. For a fixed product range in an online store, the students must determine which products are purchased cyclically by customers. In the second step, the participating teams are to develop a model that predicts these cycles for all relevant products and customers or customer groups. Students had a total of 11 weeks to submit a solution model. Two teams per educational institution were eligible for the competition.

Some of the best teams explained their approach in a video, viewable at

The video of the DMC 2022 award ceremony can be found under this link: