Pover-T Tests: Predicting Poverty
Measuring poverty is hard. Build algorithms from survey data to identify useful poverty indicators, simplify surveys and help The World bank put an end extreme poverty in our generation.
Power Laws: Forecasting Energy Consumption
Building energy forecasting has gained momentum with the increase of building energy efficiency research and solution development. Indeed, forecasting the global energy consumption of a building can play a pivotal role in the operations of the building. It provides an ...
Power Laws: Detecting Anomalies in Usage
The building systems may fail to meet the performance expectations due to various faults. Poorly maintained, degraded, and improperly controlled equipment wastes an estimated 15% to 30% of energy used in commercial buildings. Therefore, it is of great potential to ...
Power Laws: Optimizing Demand-side Strategies
Flexibility can be defined as “the ability of a resource, whether any component or collection of components of the power system, to respond to the known and unknown changes of power system conditions at various operational timescales”. The exploitation of ...
Warm Up: Predict Blood Donations
Can you predict whether a donor will return to donate blood given their donation history? This is the smallest, least complex dataset on DrivenData, and a great place to dive into the world of data science competitions.
United Nations Millennium Development Goals
The UN's Millennium Development Goals provide the big-picture perspective on international development. Using indicators aggregated and collected by the World Bank, try to predict progress towards select MDGs.
Reboot: Box-Plots for Education
We're rebooting our first prized competition for fun and education! Tag school budgets automatically to help districts get a better grasp of their spending and how to improve the impact of their scarce resources.
Keeping it Fresh: Predict Restaurant Inspections
Use Yelp reviews to predict health risks at Boston restaurants. The information in these reviews has the potential to improve the City’s health inspection efforts, and could transform the way inspections are targeted.
Countable Care: Modeling Women's Health Care Decisions
Can you predict what drives women’s health care decisions in America? In an uncertain health landscape, this survey modeling challenge can help illuminate what care people receive, where they go, and how they pay.