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Preparing for future: Forecasting cab booking trends for different booking methods

Project Details
Term: 
2013
Students: 
Nikhil Gupta, Deepti Singh, Shriya Shekhar, Piyush Gupta, Piyush Singh
University: 
ISB

Our client Yourcabs.com operates a platform to efficiently connect consumers in need of transport, with vendors in need of increased occupancy. Customers can make bookings through 3 possible methods- Online, Mobile website and phone. While traditionally most of the bookings have been coming from the phone method, the other 2 methods are fast catching up in terms of no of bookings being made.

Predicting Indian Movie Ratings on IMDB

Project Details
Term: 
2011
Students: 
Anand Agarwal, Ayesha Rahman, Motoki Saito, Rangasayee Chandrashekhar, Srikanth S V
University: 
ISB
Presentation: 

The Indian movie industry produces the maximum number of movies per year at 1000/year, higher than any other country’s movie industry. However, very few movies taste success and are ranked high.

Prosper.com: Improving Lending Through Modeling Defaults

Project Details
Term: 
2010
Students: 
Lindsey Cohen, Ross Dodd, Wells Person, Amy Rzepka
University: 
UMD
Presentation: 

Prosper.com is an online peer-to-peer lending system for borrowing money and investing in loans
through an open and transparent auction model. Prosper.com borrowers create credit profiles
containing information lenders can review before determining whether to invest or not in a
borrower. Even with this information, one challenge Prosper.com lenders face is being able to

A recommendation system for BookCrossing.com

Project Details
Term: 
2010
Students: 
Anurag Sharma, Nitesh Batra, Sandip Chaudhary, Siddharth Chatterji, Siddharth Singh
University: 
ISB
Presentation: 

BookCrossing is defined as "the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise." The term is derived from bookcrossing.com, a free online book club which began in order to encourage the practice, aiming to "make the whole world a library."

Predictive Model for Prosper.com

Project Details
Term: 
2010
Students: 
Natasha Sood, Nikhil Goenka, Salil Das, Sourabh Kukreja, Vikas Shah
University: 
ISB
Presentation: 
Report: 

Prosper is the world's largest peer-to-peer lending marketplace, with more than 1,020,000 members and over $213 million in funded loans. Borrowers’ list loan requests between $2,000 and $25,000 and individual lenders invest as little as $25 in each loan listing they select. It rates all the borrowers’ and using those ratings lenders decide if and how much they want to invest.

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Galit Shmuéli
SRITNE Chaired Professor
of Data Analytics
Associate Professor of Statistics & Information Systems
Indian School of Business
Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500 032
India

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