I participated in the Allstate competition at Kaggle and finished 54th out of 3,055 teams. I shared my solution in the forum after the competition here:


Congrats for winners and top performers, and thanks for great sharing to all contributors in the forum. It’s always a humbling experience to compete at Kaggle. I learn so much at every competition from a lot of fellow kagglers.

Here I’d like to share my code base and notes for the competition:

My friends and I have been using the framework based on Makefiles for competitions for years now and it has worked great so far.

Introduction to the framework is available on the TalkingData forum

Our previous code repo for past competitions are also available at:

Hope it’s helpful.