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Poll Results: In how many competitions did you participate?

          

70% had zero competitions, but 13% had 3 or more. Regionally, AU/NZ and Asian data miners participated in the most competitions, and India and Canada lead among countries.

The latest KDnuggets Poll asked:
In how many analytics/data mining competitions did you participate in the past 12 months?

Among respondents, 70% took part in no competitions, but 13% had 3 or more competitions.

Regional comparison has Australia/NZ in first place with 3.2 competitions, followed by Asia (1.75), while the average for US was about 0.6, and for Europe about 0.5. Country breakdown shows that India and Canada have the most active competition participants.

Poll Results

In how many analytics/data mining competitions did you participate (submitted at least one solution) in the past 12 months? (124 voters)
None (89)  71%
One (13)  10%
Two (7)  6%
Three (6)  5%
Four (3)  2%
Five (0)  0%
Six (1)  1%
more than 6 (6)  5%

Regional breakdown shows that AU/NZ and Asian data miners had the highest participation

Region (voters)Avg. Competitions
Australia/NZ (6)  3.2
Asia (16)  1.75
Latin America (5)  1
US/Canada (66)  0.69
Europe (33)  0.52
Africa/Middle East (3)  0

Among countries with at least 3 voters, India and Canada lead

  1. India (3 voters), 3.7 competitions
  2. Canada (3), 2.7
  3. Australia (4), 2.5
  4. UK (6), 1.7
  5. Taiwan (4), 0.75
  6. US (58), 0.59
  7. Germany (7), 0.14

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