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Rueda de pases, una visualización alternativa para el fútbol

Yo soy aficionado de una multitud de deportes, entre ellos el críquet. Es un juego de bate y pelota que comparte algunos rasgos con el beísbol pero en realidad son primos distantes.  En ese deporte, no es inusual que un bateador marca decenas o hasta cientos de carreras, así que es interesante averiguar cómo está marcándolas […]

JMM reminds me of what annoys about slide deck presentations

This weekend I had the opportunity to attend and present at the Joint Mathematics Meetings that were going on in Atlanta, where I live.  I enjoyed presenting my work on Bayesian models of MLS draft value, as well as interacting with academics and their students on the intersections of mathematics and sports.  I am fascinated […]

CFP: Sports session at International Operations Research conference

The 2017 Conference of the International Federation of Operations Research Societies (IFORS) announced its Call for Papers for the OR in Sports session.  The conference will bring together leading researchers in operations research from all over the world, and is scheduled for 17-21 July in Québec City, Canada.The OR in Sports session will exhibit paper […]