The 2013 Atlantic Causal Inference Conference (ACIC) was held this past Monday and Tuesday at Harvard. It’s an annual meeting … More
Month: May 2013
Greatest comebacks in recent Boston sports history
The greatest comebacks in post-2000 Boston sports history, ranked by a combination of estimated statistical improbability & game importance (postseason … More
On the the assumptions of a control variable, using the example of football score differential
Most studies which model athlete behavior try to control for score differential as a mechanism for accounting for player aggressiveness. … More
Hot hand theory, updated?
One spot where statistics and sports have commonly intersected is the so-called ‘hot-hand’ theory. Statisticians have argued that athletes – … More