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Analytic Methods in Sports Using Mathematics and Statistics to Understand Data from Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports

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ISBN-10: 1482237016

ISBN-13: 9781482237016

Edition: 2014

Authors: Thomas A. Severini

List price: $104.00
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One of the greatest changes in the sports world during the past 20 years has been the use of mathematical methods to analyze performances, recognize trends and patterns, and predict results. This book presents a concise but thorough introduction to the analytic and statistical methods that are useful in studying sports. It focuses on the application of the methods to sports data and the interpretation of the results. Suitable for undergraduate students studying sports analytics or taking an introductory statistics course, the book requires no prior background in statistics.
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Book details

List price: $104.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 8/11/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 254
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Thomas A. Severini received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Chicago. He is now a Professor of Statistics at Northwestern University. He has also written Likelihood Methods in Statistics. He has published extensively in statistical journals such as Biometrika, the Journal of the American Statistical Association and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. He is a member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association.