The value of feedback in forecasting competitions
George Athanasopoulos () and
Rob Hyndman ()
International Journal of Forecasting, 2011, vol. 27, issue 3, 845-849
In this paper we challenge the traditional design used for forecasting competitions. We implement an online competition with a public leaderboard that provides instant feedback to competitors who are allowed to revise and resubmit forecasts. The results show that feedback significantly improves forecasting accuracy.
Keywords: Kaggle; Online; competition; Revising; forecasts; Public; leaderboard; Tourism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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