Nate Silver, Microsoft researcher analyze Oscar voting: ‘they provide for plenty of parallels to political campaigns’

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Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:37 EDT
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Nate Silver, Microsoft Researcher Analyze the Oscars

Nate Silver, famous for applying rigorous statistical methods to U.S. political elections, has focused his predictive powers on a somewhat more lighthearted topic: this weekend’s Academy Awards. “The Oscars, in which the voting franchise is limited to the 6,000 members of the Academy of Motion…

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