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Optimal Sports Math Statistics and Fantasy

Optimal Sports Math  Statistics  and Fantasy
  • Author : Robert L. Kissell
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 April 2017
  • ISBN : 0128052937
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Optimal Sports Math, Statistics, and Fantasy provides the sports community—students, professionals, and casual sports fans—with the essential mathematics and statistics required to objectively analyze sports teams, evaluate player performance, and predict game outcomes. These techniques can also be applied to fantasy sports competitions. Readers will learn how to: Accurately rank sports teams Compute winning probability Calculate expected victory margin Determine the set of factors that are most predictive of team and player performance Optimal Sports Math, Statistics, and Fantasy also illustrates modeling techniques that can be used to decode and demystify the mysterious computer ranking schemes that are often employed by post-season tournament selection committees in college and professional sports. These methods offer readers a verifiable and unbiased approach to evaluate and rank teams, and the proper statistical procedures to test and evaluate the accuracy of different models. Optimal Sports Math, Statistics, and Fantasy delivers a proven best-in-class quantitative modeling framework with numerous applications throughout the sports world. Statistical approaches to predict winning team, probabilities, and victory margin Procedures to evaluate the accuracy of different models Detailed analysis of how mathematics and statistics are used in a variety of different sports Advanced mathematical applications that can be applied to fantasy sports, player evaluation, salary negotiation, team selection, and Hall of Fame determination


Optimal Sports Math, Statistics, and Fantasy

Optimal Sports Math, Statistics, and Fantasy
  • Author : Robert L. Kissell,James Poserina
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKOptimal Sports Math, Statistics, and Fantasy

Optimal Sports Math, Statistics, and Fantasy provides the sports community—students, professionals, and casual sports fans—with the essential mathematics and statistics required to objectively analyze sports teams, evaluate player performance, and predict game outcomes. These techniques can also be applied to fantasy sports competitions. Readers will learn how to: Accurately rank sports teams Compute winning probability Calculate expected victory margin Determine the set of factors that are most predictive of team and player performance Optimal Sports Math, Statistics, and



Student-Managed Investment Funds

Student-Managed Investment Funds
  • Author : Brian Bruce
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 July 2020
GET THIS BOOKStudent-Managed Investment Funds

Student-Managed Investment Funds: Organization, Policy, and Portfolio Management, Second Edition, helps students work within a structured investment management organization, whatever that organizational structure might be. It aids them in developing an appreciation for day-to-day fund operations (e.g., how to get portfolio trade ideas approved, how to execute trades, how to reconcile investment performance), and it addresses the management of the portfolio and the valuation/selection process for discriminating between securities. No other book covers the "operational" related issues in


The Science of Algorithmic Trading and Portfolio Management

The Science of Algorithmic Trading and Portfolio Management
  • Author : Robert Kissell
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Science of Algorithmic Trading and Portfolio Management

The Science of Algorithmic Trading and Portfolio Management, with its emphasis on algorithmic trading processes and current trading models, sits apart from others of its kind. Robert Kissell, the first author to discuss algorithmic trading across the various asset classes, provides key insights into ways to develop, test, and build trading algorithms. Readers learn how to evaluate market impact models and assess performance across algorithms, traders, and brokers, and acquire the knowledge to implement electronic trading systems. This valuable book


Introductory Mathematics and Statistics Through Sports

Introductory Mathematics and Statistics Through Sports
  • Author : Tricia Muldoon Brown,Eric B. Kahn
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 11 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKIntroductory Mathematics and Statistics Through Sports

Sport is a wildly popular and accessible pastime that most students find interest in. The link between mathematics and sports - particularly between statistics and sports - is well known, but is rarely used as a method for sparking a real interest and better understanding of mathematics at university level. Introductory Mathematics and Statistics through Sports develops this connection, and uses sport as a tool to help students get to grips with mathematics and statistics. It contains valuable resources, such


Lessons for Teaching Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics Using Sports

Lessons for Teaching Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics Using Sports
  • Author : Reza Noubary,Heather Ervin
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 31 December 2017
GET THIS BOOKLessons for Teaching Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics Using Sports

This two-volume anthology uses engaging examples from the world of sports to introduce students to critical concepts in mathematics and statistics. Volume 2 contains key lessons in probability and odds, supplementary counting rules, discrete random variables, and continuous random variables as they pertain to football, hockey, NASCAR, bowling, and more. The text also includes lessons on sampling distribution, single sample inferences, and linear regression, offering data from golf, gymnastics, swimming, soccer, and more to fully illustrate and support the learned concepts.


Essential Strategies for Winning at Daily Fantasy Sports

Essential Strategies for Winning at Daily Fantasy Sports
  • Author : Kevin Bonnet
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 21 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKEssential Strategies for Winning at Daily Fantasy Sports

Daily fantasy sports is significantly different than traditional fantasy sports and requires unique strategies and skills. This comprehensive strategy guide covers the essential strategies, thought processes, and math used by top daily fantasy sports players. Learn how to accurately project player fantasy scores and use those projections to draft an optimal fantasy team. Understand the different types of fantasy leagues offered, which ones will work best for you individually as a player, and how to adjust your fantasy team based


Fantasy Sports, Real Money

Fantasy Sports, Real Money
  • Author : Bill Ordine
  • Publisher : Huntington Press Inc
  • Release : 22 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKFantasy Sports, Real Money

Have you seen the ads? Who hasn’t, right? How did it all happen? Is DFS gambling? Is it legal? And what’s next for this industry under attack? These are just some of the questions answered by award-winning author Bill Ordine as he traces the background of the curious federal law that opened the door for the billion-dollar play-for-money sports-contest industry. Who was behind the pivotal carve-out? How did daily fantasy rise so quickly? And where is it likely


Statistical Thinking in Sports

Statistical Thinking in Sports
  • Author : Jim Albert,Ruud H. Koning
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 July 2007
GET THIS BOOKStatistical Thinking in Sports

Since the first athletic events found a fan base, sports and statistics have always maintained a tight and at times mythical relationship. As a way to relay the telling of a game's drama and attest to the prodigious powers of the heroes involved, those reporting on the games tallied up the numbers that they believe best described the action and best defined the winning edge. However, they may not have always counted the right numbers. Many of our hallowed beliefs


Multi-Asset Risk Modeling

Multi-Asset Risk Modeling
  • Author : Morton Glantz,Robert Kissell
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 December 2013
GET THIS BOOKMulti-Asset Risk Modeling

Multi-Asset Risk Modeling describes, in a single volume, the latest and most advanced risk modeling techniques for equities, debt, fixed income, futures and derivatives, commodities, and foreign exchange, as well as advanced algorithmic and electronic risk management. Beginning with the fundamentals of risk mathematics and quantitative risk analysis, the book moves on to discuss the laws in standard models that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis and talks about current and future banking regulation. Importantly, it also explores algorithmic trading, which





Methods and Applications of Longitudinal Data Analysis

Methods and Applications of Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Author : Xian Liu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKMethods and Applications of Longitudinal Data Analysis

Methods and Applications of Longitudinal Data Analysis describes methods for the analysis of longitudinal data in the medical, biological and behavioral sciences. It introduces basic concepts and functions including a variety of regression models, and their practical applications across many areas of research. Statistical procedures featured within the text include: descriptive methods for delineating trends over time linear mixed regression models with both fixed and random effects covariance pattern models on correlated errors generalized estimating equations nonlinear regression models for


Mathletics

Mathletics
  • Author : Wayne L. Winston
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 18 March 2012
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How math can be used to improve performance and predict outcomes in professional sports Mathletics is a remarkably entertaining book that shows readers how to use simple mathematics to analyze a range of statistical and probability-related questions in professional baseball, basketball, and football, and in sports gambling. How does professional baseball evaluate hitters? Is a singles hitter like Wade Boggs more valuable than a power hitter like David Ortiz? Should NFL teams pass or run more often on first downs?