# Tag: Winter Olympics (2)

**Top stories for Feb 2-8: Predicting Sochi Olympics Medals; 3 Ways to Test Predictive Models**- Feb 10, 2014.

Using Data Mining to Predict the Winter Olympics Medal Counts in Sochi; Top stories in January: Tutorial: Data Science in Python; 3 Ways to Test the Accuracy of Your Predictive Models; Viewpoint: Statistical Data Science, The Data Analysis Side.**Using Data Mining to Predict the Winter Olympics Medal Counts in Sochi**- Jan 25, 2014.

Could data mining techniques accurately predict the medal counts at the Olympics? A predictive model could give us an estimate of the number of medals each nation might win; but how close could we get to the actual outcomes? It was a tantalizing project …