Microsoft Bing Correctly Predicted 85 Percent Of 2015 Oscar Winners

24/02/2015 1:03 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
A worker carries an Oscar statue to a press event held by Filmstudios Babelsberg in Potsdam, eastern Germany following the sucess of the 'Grand Budapest Hotel' at the Oscars on February 23, 2015. The film, which was awarded 4 Oscars, Best original soundtrack, Best costume design, Best make-up / hairstyling and Best production design, was co-produced by Filmstudios Babelsberg. AFP PHOTO / DPA / RALF HIRSCHBERGER +++ GERMANY OUT +++ (Photo credit should read RALF HIRSCHBERGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington: Microsoft's Bing prediction engine has correctly predicted the 2015 top Oscar winning wards that include best picture, best director, best actor, best actress, and the results for supporting actor and actress.

According to the Verge, in all Microsoft successfully predicted 84 percent of the 24 results and only 4 were wrongly predicted.

Microsoft uses a prediction model for the Oscars that is under Microsoft researcher David Rothschild over at the company's New York City research lab.

Microsoft had also predicted the World Cup, English soccer results and NFL games.

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