NASA, TopCoder & USPTO – Innovation Challenge

This thread was created to document resources needed for the USPTO Tournament Challenge.
Source: http://community.topcoder.com/ntl/

The Challenge

The contest will requires advanced knowledge of:

  

The Contest

  

Open Source

Open source software is allowable as submission for each algorithm, as long as the open source software is compatible with the Apache License, Version 2.0. http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html

Potential Open Source Software:

  

Definitions

Text Reconition

Image Analysis

Construction of Bounding Boxes
http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~suri/cs235/Rlist/boxHeuristicAnalysis.pdf
  

Software Development Life Cycle

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/library/techarticles/0306_perks/perks2.html

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