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How to use data provided in EEM20 forecasting competition?

I am new to competitions. I have gone through few Kaggle competitions and most of the time, they provide train data, test data and other supplementary data. Recently, I came across a new competition (...
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Python and Titanic competition how to get the median of specific range of values where class is 3

I am trying to solve Kaggle's titanic competition. In the test set, there is only 1 row having Fare value as null. It's so easy to replace it with median or average of all Fare values. But I am ...
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How to define the adequate cash prize sizing for hosting a Kaggle or similar compeition?

If you take Kaggle as a well known example of data science competition size, how do you know what is an adequate budget for the cash prize size? At least to determine an order of magnitude, given I am ...
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Coursera's course “How to Win a Data Science Competition”

The Coursera Course "How to Win a Data Science Competition". Has onyone seen it? How is the quality of it? Would you recommend it?
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Poker tournament winner prediction

I am trying to solve poker tournament winner prediction problem. I’ve millions of historical records in this format: Players ==> Winner P1,P2,P4,P8 ==> P2 P4,P7,P6 ==> P4 P6,P3,P2,P1 ==> P1 I ...
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How to approach the numer.ai competition with anonymous scaled numerical predictors?

Numer.ai has been around for a while now and there seem to be only few posts or other discussions about it on the web. The system has changed from time to time and the set-up today is the following: ...
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numer.ai: how does their leaderboard system work?

There is a data mining competition website called numer.ai. Presumably, behind the website is a hedge fund which makes use of the predictions that people send. People within the 100th top places ...