Global Road Damage Detection Challenge 2020

A Track in the IEEE Big Data 2020 Big Data Cup Challenge

Latest Updates

  • Apr 25, 2020: web site of the challenge opens, the task is revealed,
  • May 1, 2020: Training Data - releasing date has been postponed to May 10, 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic COVID'19!

Description of the Tasks

Participants need to propose an algorithm that can automatically recognize the road damages present in an image captured from any of the following three countries: India, Japan, and Czech. The recognition implies the detection of the damage location in the image and the identification of the damage type.

Important Dates

This competition will continue to be on the site.
Schedule of Data Release:
  • Release of Training Dataset - May 10th
  • Release Test1 – May 15th
  • Release Test2 – Sept 10th
Important dates:
  • Apr 25, 2020: Website of the challenge opens, the task is revealed
  • May 10, 2020: Training Data - releasing date has been postponed to May 10, 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic COVID'19!
    Till then, interested candidates can explore the previously uploaded datasets on our GitHub page to have a glimpse of the data similar to the one to be used for this competition.
  • Sept 25, 2020: Deadline for submitting the source code & the solutions, End of the competition
  • Oct 5, 2020: Announcement of winning teams, Sending invitations for submitting papers for the special track at the IEEE BigData 2020 conference
  • Oct 25, 2020: Deadline for submitting invited papers,
  • Nov 10, 2020: Notification of paper acceptance,
  • Nov 20, 2020: Camera-ready of accepted papers due,
  • Dec 10-13, 2020: The IEEE BigData 2020 conference (special track date TBA)