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Knime Modelling - Open source Policy


#1

Can i use Knime for create my models (as it is an open source software) and just export the result in a PMML format?


#2

Submissions are only accepted and scored if they conform to the submission format, which is a CSV containing predictions. As for what software may be used, here is the relevant section of the official rules:

OPEN-SOURCE CODE. A Submission will be ineligible to win a prize if it was developed using code containing or depending on software licensed under an open source license:

  • other than an Open Source Initiative-approved license (see http://opensource.org/licenses); or
  • an open source license that prohibits commercial use.