Joint Session 6 Biennial AMS AI Contest

Monday, 11 January 2016: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room 354 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; and the 30th Conference on Hydrology )
Carlos Felipe Gaitan, University of Oklahoma/NOAA-GFDL, South Central Climate Science Center, Princeton, NJ

The focus will be on estimating the probability of specific rainfall amounts given polarimetric radar observations. For more detail on the contest, see

4:00 PM
Feature Engineering on Rainfall Matrices
Mike Kim, Booz Allen Hamilton, VA

4:30 PM
Hourly Rainfall Estimation using Gradient Boosted Decision Trees
Devin Anzelmo, University of California, CA

4:45 PM
4th Place Solution for “How much Did it Rain? II” Kaggle Competition
Shize Su, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; and A. Jacobs

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