STATS’ Data Science Team Involved in 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Research …

CHICAGO – March 3, 2016 – STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company, will have newly appointed Director of Data Science, Patrick Lucey, presenting a paper at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Research Track Final. The paper, written by Felix Wei, Patrick Lucey, Stuart Morgan, Machar Reid and Sridha Sridharan, is a collaboration between STATS newly-formed Data Science Team, the Australian Institute of Sport, Tennis Australia and Queensland University of Technology. The paper will be presented as a finalist in the conference’s prestigious Research Paper Competition. The paper, entitled The Thin Edge of the Wedge: Accurately Predicting Shot Outcomes in Tennis Using Style and Context Priors, aims to discover patterns of player movement and ball striking which are indicative of changing the probability of…


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