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The Dispatch States Our Machine Learning Is Beating The Bookies

October 2, 2015 at 7:26 AM

South Africa's The Daily Dispatch states that Principa's data scientists' use of machine learning and predictive analytics to predict the Rugby World Cup are giving the bookies a run for their money! Read the full article here.

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