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How New Statistics Transform Sports

Lecture no. 9 from the course: Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

How New Statistics Transform Sports

Taught by Professor Tim Chartier | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Follow the saga of the 2002 Oakland A’s, famously depicted in the book and film Moneyball. Thanks to data analytics, the A’s made it to the major league playoffs with a roster of undervalued players. Survey the increasing role of data at all levels of sports competition.


April 11, 2017