In 2024, CIAN joins MathAData : the Maths by Natural Experimentation.  (

MathAData develops data sciences from high school to doctorat. 
Therefore CIAN builds a datachallenge on superpredators discrete calls from arctic to tropic : the challengers will have to automatically recognize the species


– The 2023-2024 cetacean detection model, data challenge, ENS College de France

– The challenge on clics of cetacean : DOCC10 with ENS ULM / CdF, 100 000 clics, 10 species… Good luck !

– Automatic acoustic detection of birds through deep learning: the first Bird Audio Detection challenge Dan Stowell et al.

– The 8th DCLDE challenge on whale sound classification is open, with 4 To High SR and 100 Go Low SR sets !

– Bird Clef 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 challenges

– 1500 bird species automatic song classification (Bird LifeClef2018) challenge is OPEN.

– 1500 bird species automatic song classification (Bird LifeClef2017

– Chernobyl Bird Audio Detection challenge, with QMUL UK and MADICS. Visit the workshop papers.

– The 1st international Bioacoustic Hackathon (by MADICS EADM) 26 & 27 october 2016 Toulon to solve in group some selected most difficult challenges in classification and tracking of the submarine BIOACOUSTIC TRANSIENTS.

– EADM Challenge 2015 to be opened beg. of august 2015 (report).

– Call for paper: IEEE Workshop. (Aug. 9. ext. deadline): ‘Environmental Acoustic Data Mining [EADM]’,14 nov. 2015, Atlantic City, USA.

– 10th Advanced Multimodal Information Retrieval School / Workshop : ‘Big Data Sciences for Bioacoustic Environmental Survey’, 21 & 22 April 2015, Toulon, Provence Cote d’Azur.

– Sabiod co-organized BIRD LIFECLEF 2015 with 1000 bird species!! Based on different types of audio records over 1000 species from South America centered on Brazil, this challenge is the biggest ever organized.


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