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The Academy vs. the Plebs: Public Polling, Practical Priors and Oscar Prediction

Julia Clark | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
Julia Clark

Can public opinion data be used to make predictions about Oscar winners? Is it possible that the opinions of the masses could somehow match up with the opinions of the much-vaunted and oft-thanked 'Members Of The Academy'? The answer is yes -- with caveats.