Prediction Competitions: Adding the Human Touch to Big Data Problems

A session at GigaOM's Structure:Data 2012

Wednesday 21st March, 2012

2:00pm to 2:20pm (EST)

Making accurate predictions is the golden goose of data science. The more accurate your predictions, the more competitive advantage you can generate. One phenomena that has been observed to create the most accurate predictions has been that of marketplaces functioning as prediction markets. In this fireside chat we'll talk about one of the most disruptive approaches to applying prediction markets to big data problems.

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Jeremy Howard

CEO: Enlitic; Faculty: Singularity University; Past President: Kaggle bio from Twitter

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Ryan Kim

GigaOM tech writer bio from Twitter

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Eric Huls

VP, Allstate Insurance Company

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Time 2:00pm2:20pm EST

Date Wed 21st March 2012

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