Context and Challenge
View the Google Drive Folder with PDF slides and all data sets here.
The prediction component of the competition has been modified to the following: Accuracy of prediction will be determined using absolute error in the commodity closing price of soybeans over 5 consecutive trading days for three future contract dates. The consecutive trading days will be Nov 4 – Nov 8, 2019. The three future contract dates will be March 2020, May 2020, and July 2020. Predictions will be submitted on Nov. 4.
- Teams may use any of the data sets, as well as exploring outside publicly-available data sources. It is expected that higher-level divisions use the data sets of the lower divisions, and Graduate Division teams are expected to utilize additional publicly-available data.