Statistics Meets Sports: What We Can Learn from Sports Data

This book inscribes itself in the growing context of sports analytics and the combination of data science with sports medicine, which deeply impact the world of sports. Today, ever-more data are being collected and lead to ground-breaking and game-changing new insights. This book provides a solid understanding of these new trends in sports and offers the interested reader with a starting point from which to dive into this blossoming field.

Yves Dominicy is a Data Scientist in the domain of credit risk in the banking sector in Luxembourg. He formerly worked as a Research Fellow of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research and Lecturer at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management of the Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, where he received his PhD in Econometrics. He is Secretary of the Luxembourg Statistical Society, and the author of articles in journals such as Journal of Econometrics, International Statistical Review, and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Christophe Ley is Associate Professor of Applied Statistics at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Luxembourg. He is also President of the European Association for Advanced Statistics Courses and of the Luxembourg Statistical Society, and initiator of the international network “Sports - Training and Research in Data Science Methods for Analytics and Injury Prevention Group”. He is a recipient of the Marie-Jeanne Laurent-Duhamel Prize of the Société Française de Statistique and associate editor for the journals Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Econometrics and Statistics, and Statistique et Société.

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ISBN: 1-5275-9273-1

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-9273-5

Release Date: 13th January 2023

Pages: 285

Price: £72.99