RecSys ’19: Pace My Race: Recommendations for Marathon Running
Recommendation system paper challenge (18/50)
What problem do they solve?
They want to predict the finish time for Marathon.
Besides that, they want to recommend the pacing plan to the runner when to run slowly down to safely finish the marathon.
What is the model they propose?
For predicting finish time, they applied XGBM model with HR, pace, Cadence features and extend them with time series model
For recommending the pacing plan: applying the following steps
Result with time serious extended or not
Result between the model and baseline model
Baseline model: where MPR is the mean pace of the runner to that point
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