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Principa Speaks To CNBC Africa About Our Rugby Predictions

October 30, 2015 at 9:40 AM

CNBC interview on South Africa vs New Zealand Prediction

Lead Data Scientist at Principa Johan van Bijoen speaks to CNBC Africa about our Rugby World Cup predictions for the South Africa vs New Zealand semi-final and gives some brief insight into how the data used to make the predictions are derived. Watch the interview here

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