Microsoft Bing predicts winners of 2015 Melbourne Cup
STILL looking to pick a winner in the 2015 Melbourne Cup?
Microsoft's Bing Predict reckons you should take a Trip to Paris?
Followed by The United States and then you are in the money for Fame Game.
Bing Predict uses search, social, and other relevant data, to makes intelligent predictions on which horse will place first.
It has its money on Trip to Paris as the leader with Our Ivanowe in fourth spot followed by Criterion and then Who Shot the Barman?
Bing Predicts combines age, health and weight of participating horses with historical statistics of the trainer's past performances, jockey's efficiency and factors contributing to an overall strong performance.
Predictions will also account for track conditions on the day, which will be matched with horse's preferences based on previous races.
Web activities and social updates are then added to strengthen the quality of predictions by capturing real-time information such as injuries, controversies and other changes that affect the race.
Microsoft say Bing Predicts recently provided predictions for the Australian Football League (AFL), where fans were able to follow their favourite team and determine a winner for each match, with approximately 76% accuracy.
In the Rugby World Cup Bing Predicts has been accurate on 87% of the matches, and in the Cricket World Cup it got it right 83% of the time, predicting that Australia would win the finals as well as 6 correct outcomes out of 7 knockout stage games.