This post aims to provide clarity regarding the use of external data. In order to promote responsible practices, we kindly request that you prioritize transparency when incorporating additional data from the Internet. It is important to document your methods clearly, adhere to ethical standards, and effectively communicate them.
Please take note of the following guidelines when using an external dataset for this challenge:
When utilizing an existing public dataset, ensure it explicitly permits non-commercial or research use.
Depending on the data source, different terms may be used. Please ensure that the terms of usage and licensing comply with the aforementioned guidelines.
If you collect your own dataset and use it for training, we kindly request that you make it available to other participants and organizers with a license that allows its use in this competition. You can accomplish this by sharing the link on this thread. Please complete this step by June 10th, 2023 23:55 UTC.
For any additional questions regarding the dataset, please comment on this post.
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