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Geometric Sports Analytics Virtual Seminar


Geometric Sports Analytics - Timothy Chan (U of T)

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.  Place: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Speakers: Professor Timothy Chan of the University of Toronto

Title: spORts

Abstract: This talk attempts to put the OR in sports analytics. We will present applications of operations research methods such as robust and integer optimization, simulation, and Markov Decision Processes to decision problems in hockey, baseball and tennis.

Seminar Organizers: Catherine Pfaff & Daniel McBride

Information: Please email Catherine Pfaff for more information and to get the Zoom link.

Geometric Sports Analytics - Queen's Geometric Sports Modeling Group

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.  Place: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Speakers: The Queen's Geometric Sports Modeling Group (Dan Forestell, Maia Gibbon, Emily Hunter, Sara Stephens)

Seminar Organizers: Catherine Pfaff & Daniel McBride

Information: Please email Catherine Pfaff for more information and to get the Zoom link.

Geometric Sports Analytics - Nick Cuzoj-Shulman (Hockey Data Analyst)

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.  Place: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Speakers: Nick Cuzoj-Shulman (Senior Hockey Data Analyst, Sportlogiq; Master of Management Analytics, Smith School of Business)

Seminar Organizers: Catherine Pfaff & Daniel McBride

Information: Please email Catherine Pfaff for more information and to get the Zoom link.

Geometric Sports Analytics - Dr. Laurie Shaw (Harvard University)

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.  Place: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Speakers: Dr. Laurie Shaw (Research Associate & Lecturer in the Department of Statistics at Harvard University).

Seminar Organizers: Catherine Pfaff & Daniel McBride

Information: Please email Catherine Pfaff for more information and to get the Zoom link.

Geometric Sports Analytics - David Sumpter (University of Uppsala)

Monday, August 31st, 2020

Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.  Place: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Speakers: Prof. David Sumpter (University of Uppsala, author of Soccermatics and Outnumbered)

Title: Seeing in to the future: modelling football player decisions.

Seminar Organizers: Catherine Pfaff & Daniel McBride

Information: Please email Catherine Pfaff for more information and to get the Zoom link.

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