DrivenData

DrivenData

Bio: At DrivenData, we want to bring cutting-edge practices in data science and crowdsourcing to some of the world's biggest social challenges and the organizations taking them on. We host online challenges, usually lasting 2-3 months, where a global community of data scientists competes to come up with the best statistical model for difficult predictive problems that make a difference.

DengAI: Predicting Disease Spread – Benchmark

DengAI: Predicting Disease Spread – Benchmark

Dengue fever is bad. It’s real bad. Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that occurs in tropical and sub-tropical parts of the world. In mild cases, symptoms are similar to the flu: fever, rash and muscle and joint pain. But severe cases are dangerous, and dengue fever can cause severe bleeding, low blood pressure and even […]

The SPHERE Challenge: Activity Recognition with Multimodal Sensor Data

The SPHERE Challenge: Activity Recognition with Multimodal Sensor...

This is a guest post by Niall Twomey of the SPHERE project’s machine learning team. You can download the notebook here to follow along. Enjoy! Welcome to the SPHERE Challenge! We are very excited to be working with DrivenData, the ECML-PKDD conference and the AARP foundation with this challenge! My name is Niall Twomey, and […]

Cloudy with a chance of models

Cloudy with a chance of models

Huzzah. Our new competition predicting fog water collection from weather data is up! Let’s put on our DATA SCIENCE HATS and get to work. TL;DR version Here’s what we’re doing right now: looking at the microclimate measurements as independent snapshots in time as predictors of the outcome variable. You can grab the notebook on Github […]

DengAI: Predicting Disease Spread – Benchmark

DengAI: Predicting Disease Spread – Benchmark

Dengue fever is bad. It’s real bad. Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that occurs in tropical and sub-tropical parts of the world. In mild cases, symptoms are similar to the flu: fever, rash and muscle and joint pain. But severe cases are dangerous, and dengue fever can cause severe bleeding, low blood pressure and even […]