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Here are the top ten data scientists active on Kaggle:
1. Alexander D’yakonov.
2. Sergey Yurgenson.
3. Vivek Sharma
5. Xavier Conort
6. Tim Salimans
7. Vladimir Nikulin
8. David J....
Data geeks all over the world are coming together this weekend for the closest thing to Mission: Impossible in the world of open innovation and predictive modeling. The first ever global data science "hack-a-thon" starts Saturday and runs for 24 hours, with participating data scientists worldwide taking on a specific challenge – to improve the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Index by coming up with better and more accurate predictive models of metropolitan air pollution.
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Divyabh CEO @CrowdANALYTIX speaks about Crowdsourcing, Predictive modeling and big data at Stanford.
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The predictions are narrow and broad in scope. The best thing about them is that the creative community will be left in the hands of the artists themselves.
A striking point that Scott makes in...
Ourcast provides detailed, hyperlocal forecasts based on a new type of statistical modeling that uses real-time radar data and weather station readings provided by 20,000 volunteers across the U.S....
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Future crowdsourcing will sit side-by-side with Allstate's quantitative research and analytics department, consisting of a team of about 50 data scientists and data specialists. Huls described...
The daily deal industry is made up of websites sourcing local deals to offer each day. Solvers will predict deal revenues based on deal attributes and social media data to better understand the...
The peer to peer (p2p) lending industry has grown considerably since 2009. Information about being part of groups or having friends within Prosper platform plays an important role in peer to peer...
A peek in to online shopper’s behaviour is very insightful. What do they do online? Where does all the time get spent? If we attempt to answer these questions, we would see that most of consumers...
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Predictive Analytics World is the business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, regardless of skill level. In-depth predictive modeling and...
A research team recently put out a report describing a Kickstarter campaign success prediction model. Within four hours, the researchers write, the model can determine if a campaign will succeed with 76 percent accuracy.
Crowdsourcing is a distributed problem-solving and production model in which problems and or data are broadcast to an unknown group of solvers in the form of an open call for solutions....
Essentially, Kaggle taps into the heaps of corporate data that's readily available within a company to create competitions for data-prediction models. Once the competition is announced, data...
Want to see how people feel about the weather in San Diego, right now? Check out the weather sentiment prediction web app. Read about how Google Prediction API and DialogueEarth.org's Crowd...
Allstate Insurance has been recognized as the Most Connected Company by U.S. News, and decided to use that strength through a crowdsourcing technique in order to help find a solution to improve...
Kaggle thinks it can become the go-to source for anyone needing help with machine-learning because its approach forces the platform to prove its worth. Fairly or not, Chief Scientist Jeremy...
In this video from the Sydney Morning Herald, Kaggle founder Anthony Goldbloom and his wife and Kaggle advisor Merav Bloch speak in-depth about the platform, which uses crowdsourcing -- particularly competition models -- to crunch Big Data for the purpose of creating predicitive models and other uses.
Prize4Life, announced today the winners of its $50,000 DREAM-Phil Bowen ALS Prediction Prize4Life Challenge, which was run in collaboration with InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open...
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge
A year ago, George Washington University professor David Alan Grier made some predictions about where crowdsourcing would be in a year. Now that those predictions have come true, we spoke with him to review the year in crowdsourcing and look forward.