Seminar 217, Risk Management: Advances in Basketball Analytics Using Player Tracking Data

Risk Seminar
Oct 10, 2017 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: 
639 Evans Hall
Status: 
Happening As Scheduled
In the 2013-2014 season, the National Basketball League, in conjunction with STATS LLC, implemented a league-wide program to collect player-tracking data for all NBA games. The data feed now provides 25-FPS records of all players' XY coordinates on the court, as well as XYZ coordinates for the ball. This data source has opened up new lines in inquiry into the quantitative analysis of basketball...
Speaker: Alexander D'amour, UC Berkeley (Speaker - Featured)