Sports Analytics Methods – Mathematical Programming

Mathematical programming in sports refers to the use of mathematical models in making tactical, analytical, performance-based or managerial decisions in training sessions, during the field of play, or in management situations. Mathematical programming simply refers to computerizing the planning of activities. Mathematics is pervasive; it is virtually everywhere – around us, in our day-to-day activities…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Non-Parametric Correlation

It’s a great day in sports analytics!  Today I’m going to briefly discuss the use of Non-Parametric Correlation as a method of sports analytics. What is Non-Parametric Correlation? Before we get into how non parametric correlation is used in sports analytics, we first must understand non parametric correlations in a textual concept. Non parametric correlation…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Regression and Classification in Basketball

It’s a great day in sports analytics! Today we’ll discuss regression and classification and how they are applied in basketball. Game-related statistics that discriminate between winning and losing teams have received plenty of research attention within performance analysis in basketball. Regression and classification has identified consistent key indicators (i.e.. successful 2-point shots, defensive rebounds and…

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