AI4D Malawi News Classification Challenge
$2,000 USD
Can you classify Malawi news articles in Chichewa?
631 data scientists enrolled, 245 on the leaderboard
MediaClassificationNLPUnstructured
Malawi
22 January—9 May
Ends in 22 days
Is using Deep learning model is worth TRY
published 2 Apr 2021, 08:52

we combine 2000 data points from Train and Test sets

Not at all, the dataset is too small for a deep learning model to find useful patterns. I have tried LSTM and GRU, but I only manage to boost the test set accuracy to 0.37 after spending days optimizing the hyperparameter and structure of the model.