Participating and serving in MATHCOUNTS

This isn't soccer-related, or soccermetrics-related, but it is math-related.  I participated as a volunteer for the Arizona MATHCOUNTS competition this weekend.  I've gone full-circle, because I competed in one of the regional competitions in Florida when I was a junior high school student in the late 80s.  For those who don't know what it is, […]

New links in the blogroll

Sorry for the long gap between posts; I've been busy with the start of the CONCACAF Hexagonal on my other websites.The site continues to get some attention and comments, and I'm appreciative for both.  I was pointed to some websites that are heavily involved in statistical analysis for soccer, and I've included them in the […]

A possible venue for soccermetric presentations

I found this call for papers at the American Statistical Association (ASA) website:2nd International Conference on Mathematics in SportHampshire Hotel-Plaza, Groningen, Netherlands17-19 June 2009Topics to include: Econometrics in Sport; Competitive strategy; Match outcome models; Decision support systems; Analysis of sporting technologies; Analysis of rules and adjudication; Performance measures and models; Optimisation of sports performance; Mathematics […]

Real-time soccer video analysis

Marco Leo, Nicola Mosca, Paolo Spagnolo, Pierluigi Mazzeo, Tiaziana D'Orazio, and Arcangelo Distante,  "Real-time multiview analysis of soccer matches for understanding interactions between ball and players", presented at 2008 International Conference on Content-based Image and Video Retrieval, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, pp. 525-534.For my review, read on.  Comments welcome. (more…)

Administrative stuff

A couple of things that I doubt anyone will care about, but will state nonetheless.(1) I haven't decided what categories to use for my posts.  There are general subject areas in mathematics or statistics that these posts will belong to, but also be applied to certain stats/measurements in soccer (team metrics, league metrics, player metrics).  […]