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The Mobile Data Challenge Initiative

This is the official website of the Mobile Data Challenge Initiative. The MDC Initiative has two goals:

  • Provide access for research-only purposes to the Mobile Data Challenge data set (co-designed by Idiap and Nokia Research Lausanne between 2009 and 2012).
  • Support the community of researchers who use the MDC data set.


    To request access to the MDC data, please go here.

    To request access to the documentation, please go here


        The MDC Initiative builds upon two joint projects between Idiap and Nokia:

        Feel free to visit the Contact page if you need more information.