Math in Sports, for Fun and Profit

Industrial Problems Seminar

John Sears (Los Angeles Dodgers)

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When people think about math in sports, the canonical example is "Moneyball"-- using data to identify undervalued players and strategies. While this is clearly an important use case, there are many other interesting and useful ways in which math can be of service. In this lecture, we will run through a series of examples that show off a wide range of industrial mathematical tools that provide value in decision-making in sports.

Start date
Friday, March 15, 2024, 1:25 p.m.
End date
Friday, March 15, 2024, 2:25 p.m.