Are you participating in AXA and datascience.net's latest challenge? If so, find out how Data Science Studio can help you out.
To start off 2015 with a fun data challenge, AXA and datascience.net recently launched "Building a cross-selling affinity score for an insurance product during a telemarketing campaign." The contest, which is composed of two distinct phases, challenges participants to score insurance products for cross-sales. The prizes range from €5000 (first place) to €500 (6th place).
In this blog post, you’ll find a few tips and tricks on how to properly use Data Science Studio for the challenge.
First, download and install the DSS Community Edition.
Second, download the AXA project by clicking here. When you've downloaded the file, please import it as follows:
Now, enter the Data Science Studio flow:
And here is a little recap of the data you see above in "datasets source":
The challenge is scored according to lift. The challenge only scores the top 10% of your highest probabilities (see below):
In the DSS project, here is an example of how you can build your own model:
In the model bench, you can try different algorithms and compare them to each other. In this example, we are testing Logistic Regression (L1 penalty, C=0.15), Logistic Regression (L2 penalty, C=0.15), and a Random Forest:
Great! When your model is done and when you're sure your project is first prize material, you can submit it on datascience.net. How? Simply put your model in the flow or customize it in a python notebook:
Now, go to the Export Center in your Data Science Studio and submit online:
If you have any questions, please get in touch with us! Otherwise, good luck!
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