Predicting Oscar Winners

Friday, February 22, 2013


The prediction models used to forecast the outcome of the 2012 presidential elections are now being used on another major event: the Academy Awards. Bob speaks with Microsoft researcher David Rothschild about his predictions for the 2013 Oscars.


David Rothschild

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Bob Garfield

Comments [1]

Timay from Deutschland

Okay~ it seems that he got 4/6 correct! That's 66.6% Pretty good if you ask me!

Here is a recap:

Catagory | His prediction | Actual winner
Best Picture Argo Argo
Best Director Stephen Spielberg Ang Lee
Best Actor L Daniel Day-Lewis Daniel Day-Lewis
Best Actress L Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence
Best Actor S Tommy Lee Jones Christoph Waltz
Best Actress S Anne Hathaway Anne Hathaway

Feb. 28 2013 03:50 PM

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