IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced on August 15, the start of the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2014 (GEFCom2014)—sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and organized by the IEEE Working Group on Energy Forecasting. “The Global Energy Forecasting Competition invites data scientists from around the globe to tackle the forecasting challenges that the power and energy industry faces today.” said Dr. Tao Hong, general chair of GEFCom2014, founding chair of the IEEE Working Group on Energy Forecasting and EPIC assistant professor at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. GEFCom2014 will end on Dec. 15, 2014. In addition, winning teams and institutions of the competition will be invited to present their methodologies and insights at the 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting in Denver.
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