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2017 SSAC Soccer Analytics panel as it happened

Hello from Boston, where I’ve been covering the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  It’s time for the Soccer Analytics panel and I’m cautiously optimistic about its prospects.Here’s how the session went down.  These are paraphrased comments and they’re created during the moment, so 100% coverage and accuracy are not guaranteed.   The panelists:Hendrik Almstadt Daniel Stenz […]

Previewing the 2017 SSAC Research Paper Competition

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is more of a sports business conference these days, but the MIT association conveys a conference that also values rigorous and high-quality research.  The Research Paper competition keeps the SSAC connected to this heritage as it evolves.  This year the competition returns with tracks for publications on Baseball, Basketball, Other […]

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 […]