Google's March Madness AI contest offers $100,000 in prizes

CNET | 3/12/2018 | Stephen Shankland
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Write code for an AI system to predict the outcome of the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament and you could win $$$!

Prizes can be useful incentives. They encourage people to take on challenges, say flying across the Atlantic Ocean or developing a self-driving car or finding large prime numbers.

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Now, Google has a great big incentive that will get almost the entirety of the country interested: $100,000 in prizes for computer scientists who write the best AI software to predict the outcome of the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament.

"The stats. The uniforms. Sheer wild guesses. Everyone has a strategy for making their picks for the NCAA's March Madness tournament," Eric Schmidt, a developer advocate at Google, in a blog post Monday. "This year there's a new play...
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