News & Announcements
October 2016
We will launch our website on January 26, 2018.
November 2017
The Computational Society is partnering with Association for Information Systems (AIS) for the launch of the inaugural The Computational Society Case Study Challenge 2018.
To identify student leaders in the domain of information systems, the AIS conducts multiple competitions for its member schools that include Michigan State University, Temple University, Arizona State University amongst others. The competitions are conducted or sponsored by leading organizations, such as Walmart, Tyson Foods. Along with the NBC Universal Analytics challenge, AIS will host The Computational Society Case Study Challenge.

The Competition is based on Dr. Pankaj Setia's forthcoming book, How Computational Technologies Influence Choice: A Neuroscientific Perspective Part I: Individual Well-Being: Effects of Technology and Choices
26 January 2018
TheComSociety.com was officially launched for students, instructors, and others. The portal is closed and is accessible only by personal invites.
Participating students and member schools can get free access to the book. Please write to us at info@TheComSociety.com
26 January 2018
The Computational Society Case Study Challenge is now open. The competition invites students from across the globe to explore and share their knowledge and understanding of the influence of technology on the social well-being and choice behaviors of individuals.
 
The students could enroll from the AIS website or TheComSociety.com
 
Students can choose a topic of their interest from amongst the following three case scenarios, each of which provides a wide array of topics related to the domain.
  • Retail Analytics and automation of choice
  • Analytics to unravel individual choice
  • Computational Technologies and individual well-being
The students may also choose a new topic after approval.
26 February 2018
Dr. Pankaj Setia conducted a Webinar for students enrolled for the competition explaining the participation guidelines and judging criteria. This was followed by a Q&A session with aspirants asking any questions they may have related to the competition.
2 March 2018
Today is the last date for submissions for Stage 1
13 March 2018
Stage I results are declared. Following five entries made their way to Stage II
 
Case Study Group Members Award
Internet of things in apparel retail Cara Evans, Zoe R. Weiner, Rebecca Noelle Jackson (Temple University) $500
How Technology is revolutionizing fitness Alex Spruill, Bryce Trueman, Eric Clinger (Brigham Young University) $300
Impact of technology on well-being, specifically in sports and entertainment Andrea Behler, Erin Ebling, Michelle Pangestu (Temple University) $200
Analytics to unravel individual choice John Cheng, Morgan Wood, Xudong Zhang (Utah State University)  
How online video streaming services are reshaping the entertainment industry S M Nahian Al Sunny (University of Arkansas)  

11 April 2018
Today is the last day for submission of final presentations.
13 April 2018
Dr. Pankaj Setia gave a talk to the student leaders, explaining how to use ‘Analytics for understanding and making choices’, at The Naveen Jindal School of Management, UT Dallas. The talk was live streamed by the UT Dallas TV and is available on YouTube.
13 April 2018
Finalists compete for Round II at Naveen Jindal School of Management UT Dallas
Results declared, and the winning entries are
 
Case Study Group Members Award
Internet of things in apparel retail Cara Evans, Zoe R. Weiner, Rebecca Noelle Jackson (First Prize) $2000
How Technology is revolutionizing fitness Alex Spruill, Bryce Trueman, Eric Clinger (Second Prize) $1000
Impact of technology on well-being, specifically in sports and entertainment Andrea Behler, Erin Ebling, Michelle Pangestu (Third Prize) $500

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23 October 2018
The Computational Society Case Study Challenge is now open. The competition invites students from across the globe to explore and share their knowledge and understanding of the influence of technology on the social well-being and choice behaviors of individuals.
 
The students can enroll from the AIS website or TheComSociety.com
 
Students can choose a topic of their interest from amongst the following three case scenarios, each of which provides a wide array of topics related to the domain.
  • Retail Analytics and automation of choice
  • AI and Analytics to unravel individual choice
  • AI, Computational Technologies, and individual well-being
The students may also choose a new topic after approval.


1 March 2019
Today is the last date for submissions for Stage 1.

15 March 2019
We are pleased to inform that The Computational Society has received an overwhelming response this year from over 50 students across 12 colleges. Top 5 teams will be chosen from Stage I, who will compete for the finals in Stage II to be held between April 11 -13 2019 at the AIS SCLC to be held at Temple University, Philadelphia.


1 April 2019
Stage I results are declared. Following five entries made their way to Stage II
 
Case Study Group Members University
The Next Communication Revolution How AI Will Affect Well-Being in the Digital Age Autumn Clark, Josh Smith, Caleb Olson
 
Brigham Young University
The Billion Dollar Search Industry: SEO and the Quest to Reach Your Searches Daniel Damiani, Justin Wurzer, Alex Jolley, Tom Porter University of Utah
The Customer Journey Through AI
 
Akhil Hazari, Nicole Saltos, Adil Jooma
 
University of Georgia
How are organization(s) using digital advertising to market their offerings? Belinda Wallace, Nihar Desai, Harold Nguyen
 
Georgia State University
Artificial Intelligence Impacts on Patient Health and Diagnoses Times Madison, Leopard, Tristan Whaley, David de Jesus, Anthony Angone Clemson University
 

11 April 2019
Today is the last day for submission of final presentations.

12 April 2019
Finalists compete at the AIS Student Chapters Leadership Conference to be held at the Temple University, Philadelphia. Results will be declared on the same day.

12 April 2019
Results declared, and the winning entries are
 
Case Study Group Members University Awards
The Next Communication Revolution How AI Will Affect Well-Being in the Digital Age Autumn Clark, Josh Smith, Caleb Olson
 
Brigham Young University $2000
The Customer Journey Through AI
 
Akhil Hazari, Nicole Saltos, Adil Jooma
 
University of Georgia $1000
Artificial Intelligence Impacts on Patient Health and Diagnoses Times Madison, Leopard, Tristan Whaley, David de Jesus, Anthony Angone Clemson University $500
 
5 November 2019

The Computational Society Case Study Challenge 2020 is now open. The competition invites students from across the globe to explore and share their knowledge and understanding of the influence of technology on the social well-being and choice behaviors of individuals.
 
The students can enroll from the AIS website or TheComSociety.com
 
Students can choose a topic of their interest from amongst the following three case scenarios, each of which provides a wide array of topics related to the domain.
  • Retail Analytics and automation of choice
  • AI and Analytics to unravel individual choice
  • AI, Computational Technologies, and individual well-being
The students may also choose a new topic after approval.
22 January 2020
Dr. Pankaj Setia conducted a Webinar for students enrolled for the competition explaining the participation guidelines and judging criteria. This was followed by a Q&A session with aspirants asking any questions they may have related to the competition.
 
21 February 2020
Today is the last date for submissions for Stage 1.
 
4 March 2020
Stage I results are declared. Following five entries made their way to Stage II
 
Case Study Group Members University
White-Collar Society After Globotics Sultana Bilbaria, Xiulan Li, Virginia Mosley, Isabella Wilson University of Michigan-Dearborn
The Digital Footprint of Brick and Mortar Stores Jahmawry Porter, Kevin Gonzalez Garcia Florida International University
Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and computational technologies to assist the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in its efforts to monitor and preserve the environment for the welfare of humanity and all other species. Wenxi Huang, Orlando Salamanca Florida International University
Analysis of Artificial Intelligence Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Applications: How Effective are CBT Applications on Promoting Mental WellBeing? Kathaleen Mecca, Anisa Ara, James Heathershaw Temple University
The AI Healthcare Supply Chain Revolution Nolan Phan, Brian Pham, Gavin Brown, Joanna Soh University of Utah
Retail Analytics and Automation of Choice Hoang Emily, Amber Holladay, Abishek Ramakrishnan, Chasen Horich James Madison University
 
12 March 2020
This is to inform that AIS student chapters has cancelled the on-site conference due to the ongoing events related with COVID-19.
We will soon inform about the plan for the second stage of The Computational Society case study competition
 
15 March 2020
As we informed earlier, we unfortunately had to cancel the 2020 AIS Student Chapter Leadership Conference – the venue for the 2020 AIS Student Chapter Competition Finals. However, we are moving the finals online so that finalists can compete for prizes and honors as scheduled on March 27, 2020. Exact times may vary slightly from the original onsite finals timeframe to accommodate for varying time zones. More information will be given about this in subsequent communications.
 
To participate in the finals, you must submit a video of your final presentation to us (please email to competitions@TheComSociety.com) by Wednesday, March 25, 11:59 p.m. US Central Time.
 
25 March 2020
Today is the last day for submission of final presentations.
 
27 March 2020
Finalists compete at the AIS Student Chapters Leadership Conference to be held Online. Results will be declared on the same day.
 
27 March 2020
Results declared, and the winning entries are
 
Case Study Group Members University Awards
Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and computational technologies to assist the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in its efforts to monitor and preserve the environment for the welfare of humanity and all other species. Wenxi Huang, Orlando Salamanca Florida International University $ 2,000
Analysis of Artificial Intelligence Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Applications: How Effective are CBT Applications on Promoting Mental WellBeing? Kathaleen Mecca, Anisa Ara, James Heathershaw Temple University $ 1,000
White-Collar Society After Globotics Sultana Bilbaria, Xiulan Li, Virginia Mosley, Isabella Wilson University of Michigan-Dearborn $ 500