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The value of feedback in forecasting competitions

George Athanasopoulos () and Rob Hyndman ()

International Journal of Forecasting, 2011, vol. 27, issue 3, 845-849

Abstract: 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)
Date: 2011
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