Winners of the First Causality Challenge
The following participants were rewarded for their achievements:
- Gavin Cawley (University of East Anglia, UK): Best prediction
accuracy on SIDO and MARTI, using Causal explorer + linear ridge regression
ensembles. Prize: $400 donated by Microsoft.
- Yin Wen Chang (National Taiwan University): Best prediction
accuracy on REGED and CINA, using SVM. Prize: $400 donated by Microsoft.
- Jianxin Yin and Prof. Zhi Geng’s group (Peking University, Beijing,
China): Best overall contribution (best on Pareto front causation/prediction,
new original causal discovery algorithm), using Partial Orientation and Local
Structural Learning. Prize: free WCCI 2008 registration.
Left: Gavin Cawley
and Yin-Wen Chang
receiving their award
from Isabelle Guyon. Right: Jianxin Yin
receiving his award from Isabelle