Accessing a Dataset on IEEE DataPort

  1. Go to
  2. Login to IEEE Dataport using the button in the upper right hand corner of the home page using your IEEE login (staff logins do not have access at this time).  Note:  If you do not currently have an IEEE login, please click Sign Up in the upper right hand corner of the home page to acquire an IEEE login without cost.  
  3. If you are not already a subscriber to IEEE DataPort, you will need to first subscribe in order to access all dataset file:
    1.  Click the SUBSCRIBE tab
    2. Click Subscribe Now to begin the subscription process.
    3. Provide the required information and enter the coupon code you have been provided with to enable you to subscribe at no cost (we are currently in an experimental phase and use of IEEE DataPort is being provided at no cost).
  4. Go to DATASETS tab.
  5. Search for a dataset or browse dataset categories shown on lower left hand side of page.
  6. Click on desired dataset to view the Title, Abstract, and Instructions.  On the right hand side of the page you will note the following information is provided:  Citation Authors, person who submitted the dataset submittal, data submitted, DOI, data format and Links.
  7. If you are a IEEE DataPort Subscriber you will see options to access the dataset files either via the AWS S3 URI tab or the Download tab in the upper right hand side of the page. We encourage people to leverage AWS and access the dataset, especially large datasets, in the Cloud but the option remains to simply download the dataset.
  8. After you have accessed the dataset and performed your analysis, you can go directly to the dataset for which you want to submit an analysis and hit the SUBMIT AN ANALYSIS button directly below the dataset image.

Please see our Instructions for Uploading Analysis Results.

Uploading Datasets

Detailed guidance on how to upload and manage research data.

Searching, Accessing & Analyzing Datasets

See how to find, site, and analyze specific datasets.

Hosting & Participating in Data Competitions

Everything you need to know about Data Competitions on IEEE DataPort.

IEEE DataPort Subscriptions

Learn how to become an individual or institutional subscriber.