The Analytics X Competition

The Analytics X Competition’s current contest for 2010 is “Predicting Homicides in Philadelphia.” 4.8m people in 47 zip codes, 333 homicides in 2007. What will the number be in 2011? Which are the dangerous neighborhoods? Read more: http://www.analyticsx.com/

The Zero Intelligence Agents blog has been writing about the Analytics X Prize (http://www.drewconway.com/zia/?tag=analyticsx). Here is Drew’s take on the contest, “Heatmap of Predicted Probability of Homicide in Philadelphia” http://www.drewconway.com/zia/?p=1801.

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