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Six keys to sports analytics

The ninth annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC) was the biggest meeting yet of sports-data experts: More than 3,100 people attended the …

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Automated Insights, STATS combined: What it means for big data, narrative technology

Automated Insights and STATS have been combined by Vista Equity Partners. The move goes beyond sports and highlights how big data needs narrative …

FINAL FOUR: Facebook Data Science Team Studies Buzz, Likes

With the Final Four of the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship tournament tipping off Saturday evening, the Facebook Data Science Team …

Basketball Predictive Analytics: Will he take the shot?

At the core of any machine learning method is the question of how to abstract useful knowledge from individual examples. When dealing with spatial …

Big Data Not Doping: How The U.S. Olympic Women's Cycling Team Competes On Analytics

Sports and data analytics are becoming fast friends, and their relationship is a topic I’ve explored before. Another example I recently came across is how the U.S. women’s cycling team used analytics to leap from underdog status to silver medalists at the 2012 London Olympics.<p>The team was …

3 NBA Insights From The San Francisco Sports Analytics Summit

From Catapult.<i>Brad Tilley (@bradjtilley) is an Analytics Consultant in the health insurance industry. He lives in Bountiful, Utah with his wife and</i> …