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Microsoft Bing To Predict World Cup Winner

  • GeekWire, Friday, June 13, 2014 1:02 PM

Microsoft's search engine Bing will attempt to predict the winner of The World Cup, after successfully forecasting the results of American Idol, Dancing with the Stars and The Voice. The data will require a different approach. Factors that help to predict the winner will take into consideration the teams' records, strength of schedule, margin of victory in past matches, and whether the location gives a particular team a home field advantage, along with weather and type of playing surface.

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