The 5th Annual Computer Cooking Contest invites individuals, research groups and companies applying AI technologies to home cooking – such as case-based reasoning, semantic technologies, search and information extraction – to compete for a chance to win up to 1,500 €. Entries can include anything from websites and software that allow you to create or find recipes to hardware like cooking tablets and interactive ebooks.
Hosted in Lyon, France on September 3, 2012, the contest has two tracks: one for advanced software technologies for cooking with a reward of 1,500 €, and one for innovative use of digital technologies for cooking with a reward of 1,000 €.
The international jury will include:
The event will also feature talks on the future of digital cooking from Professor Ishiro IDE of University of Nagoya in Japan, who will survey new trends for digital cooking in Asia. The second speaker will be a representative from industrial appliances company SEB, who will focus on challenges with bringing digital technologies into the consumer’s kitchen.
Those interested in participating should submit a declaration of intent to participate by July 13, 2012. Those accepted will then have until August 17 to submit a full description of their technology, which they will demo during CCC on September 3. Click here for more information.
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