Rothschild is an economist with Microsoft’s New York City research lab, specializes in predictive analytics. His model correctly predicted 21 of 24 Oscar winners last year and 19 of 24 winners in 2013. And it also powered this year’s Bing/Cortana predictions for Oscars. As the event got over last night, we can notice that Microsoft got 20 out of 24 predictions correct. The following are the categories which Microsoft’s model got it wrong.
- Best Original Screenplay
- Animated Feature
- Film Editing
- Original Score
All the winners of the above categories were at second place at Microsoft’s predictions list.
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