Soccer Prediction Challenge Award

Ondřej Hubáček, the Ph.D. student from the IDA lab, won the 2017 Soccer Prediction Challenge organized by an international committee in conjunction with the Machine Learning Journal's (MLJ) special issue "Machine Learning for Soccer". The goal of the challenge was to predict the outcomes of soccer matches from all over the world, that took place after submission of predictive models from participants during April 2017. The release of the special issue is scheduled for co-occurrence with the FIFA World Cup 2018.