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Challenge #103: Just another game?

Comet

Here's my solution:

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Took a bit of time to understand the errors being generated by the regression tool, eventually realised it doesn't like null values.

Got quite a few offence metric in the prediction model, but guess that's important as that's how you score points. Being a Brit I don't know too much about NFL so hopefully haven't caused much disservice to the game!



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Took the 4 lowest correlated (non-expected) variables
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Solution attached. Looks like the neural network got me the closest. It hit both the 2016 results and 2017 results almost exactly but I also included the 2018 results and it didn't do quite so well. 

Asteroid
 
Asteroid

Solution attached.

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Yes, I peeked...

 

For some reason, the Tree Model got me closest predicting the Super Bowl...?

 

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Anyway, great to be learning this topic, slowly dawning on me...

 

...and I know it's close to blasphemous, but I even got the Pearson's correlation choose the variables for a predictive macro...

 

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Kind regards,

 

Arjan Loogman

Asteroid

Nice predictive practice, although I'm not sure I did what was intended

 

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