World Cup Matches Predicted by Cortana 15 of 16 correctly


Microsoft’s Cortana Assistant correctly predicted 15 world cup knock out matches out of 16 correctly, Earlier we asked if you thought windows phone digital assistant cortana would accurately predict the final game of the World cup with the Germany playing with the finalist against Argentina, and as it turns out cortana’s prediction was correct with a German win. ” Thanks to Bing, Cortana has accurately predicted the winner in 15 out od 16 games of those popular soccer matches a perfect bracket in the Knockout Rounds said by Microsoft.

Few weeks ago we enabled the ability for Cortana to predict the outcomes of soccer matches from Brazil powered by prediction technology in Bing on devices running Windows Phone 8.1. The wounder is this Cortana predictions also saw it out perform paul the Octopus. A psychic sea pctopus, who died in 2010 but had became famous world wide sensation when he predicted the winning team in eight of 2010 tournament matches, including the final.

you may have many questions how this magic works? It looks at the strenght of each team through a variety of factors such as previous wins, Losses adn ties in the qulaifications matches, other international mates and margin of the victories in these competitions. Then other adjustments are made related to other factors that might give a team advantages over others like home field advantage (for Brazil), proximity (for South American teams like finalist Argentina), playing surface (hybrid grass), game-time weather conditions, and other factors.

The data can also be tuned based on win/lose/tie probabilities captured by the people wagering on the outcomes. This model doesn’t rely more heavily on any one element but rather has the advantage of dynamically and continuously adapting up until game time in an innovative way to give users the best possible prediction.

But still this Cortana prediction is not yet conformed when this will be available for the UK based Windows phone 8.1 version users