FIFI predicts FIFA World Cup winner
According to artificial intelligence software written by two computer science students in the United Arab Emirates, Brazil will beat Italy in the finals of this year's World Cup of soccer. Shocking! say sarcastic Digg readers who collectively wonder why such an obvious outcome would require artificial intelligence. "Brazil winning the World Cup? Kinda like the Yankees winning the World Series," comments one. Still, others were intrigued by the application of artificial intelligence algorithms to a popular problem. The Dubai-based GulfNews.com says that the students put 20 years of historical data in to their model, which they have named FIFI, and which their American University professor calculates "operates with 83% accuracy."
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