Nov 26 2009

Power Rankings, SSR Updates, and More

Tweet Over the past few days I’ve done a little house keeping and updated various sections of the website. Here is a quick list of the updates: NBA Power Rankings: @kpelton‘s recent Basketball Prospectus article inspired me to rank and rate NBA teams using some of the more recent tools I’ve added to my toolbox. [...]

Nov 6 2009

My Poster at Cha-Cha Days 2009

Tweet This weekend is Cha-Cha Days 2009 at the University of Central Florida, and I will be presenting a poster on some research I’ve done for my senior research and writing project at the College of Charleston. The title for my poster is Modeling Basketball’s Points per Possession, and the motivation for this work comes [...]

Sep 15 2009

Mathletics Part III: Basketball

Tweet Like any other self-respecting basketball geek, the first part of Wayne Winston‘s new book Mathletics I read was Part III: Basketball. Before diving into what I think about this part of the book, I think it’s important to spell out the intent of the book. Although it has math in the title, this book [...]

Aug 14 2009

My Talk at the 2009 Southeastern Ranking and Clustering Workshop

Tweet My attempts to record the talk failed due to what appears to be a broken Flip Mino. (Note to self: don’t upgrade the software on a working product the night before you plan on using it.) All is not lost, as you can download the slides for my talk: Applying Multilevel Models to Sports [...]

Aug 6 2009

What I’ve Learned Over the Past Year

Tweet One year ago today I published my first post, so I wanted to go through the past year and see what stuff sticks out, for better or worse. Regardless of the end result of a lot of my work, I know I sure have learned a lot along the way. If you’ve been reading [...]

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