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Anthology of Statistics in Sports

Anthology of Statistics in Sports


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ISBN-13: 9780898715873
Publisher: SIAM
Publication date: 01/31/2005
Series: ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability Series , #16
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The use of sports in teaching statistics; Part I. Statistics in Football. 3. Introduction to the football articles; 4. A geometry model for NFL field goal kickers; 5. A state-space model for National Football League scores; 6. Predictions for National Football League games via linear-model methodology; 7. The best NFL Field goal kickers. are they lucky or good?; 8. On the probability of winning a football game; Part II. Statistics in Baseball.. 9. Introduction to the baseball Articles; 10. Exploring baseball Hitting Data. What About Those breakdown Statistics?; 11. Did shoeless Joe Jackson Throw the 1919 World Series?; 12. Player Game Percentage; 13. Estimation with selected binomial Information or Do You Really Believe that Dave Winfield Is batting .471?; 14. Baseball: Pitching No-Hitters; 15. Answering Questions about baseball Using statistics; 16. The Progress of the score During a Baseball Game; Part III. Statistics in Basketball: 17. Introduction to the Basketball Articles; 18. Improved NCAA Basketball Tournament Modeling via Point Spread and Team strength Information; 19. It's Okay to Believe in the 'hot hand'; 20. More Probability models for the NCAA Regional basketball Tournaments; 21. The Cold Facts About the 'hot hand' in basketball; 22. Simpson's Paradox and the Hot Hand in basketball; Part IV. Statistics in Ice Hockey: 23. Introduction to the Ice Hockey Articles; 24. Statistical Methods for Rating College Hockey Teams; 25. Overtime or shootout. Deciding Ties in Hockey; 26. It Takes a Hot Goalie to Raise the Stanley Cup; Part V. Statistical Methodologies and Multiple Sports: 27. Introduction to the Methodologies and Multiple Sports Articles; 28. Bridging Different Eras in sports; 29. Data Analysis Using Stein's Estimator and Its Generalizations; 30. Assigning Probabilities to the Outcomes of Multi-Entry Competitions; 31. Basketball, Baseball, and the Null Hypothesis; 32. Lessons from sports statistics; 33. Can TQM Improve Athletic Performance?; 34. A Brownian Motion Model for the Progress of sports scores; Part VI. Statistics in Miscellaneous Sports: 35. Introduction to the Miscellaneous Sports Articles; 36. Shooting Darts; 37. Drive for show and Putt for Dough; 38. Adjusting Golf handicaps for the difficulty of the Course; 39. Rating Skating; 40. Modeling scores in the Premier League. is Manchester United really the Best?; 41. Down to Ten. Estimating the effect of a Red Card in Soccer; 42. Heavy Defeats in Tennis. Psychological Momentum or Random effect?; 43. Who is the fastest Man in the World?; 44. Resizing Triathlons for Fairness.

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