A picture paints a thousand words – to humans, at least. Traditionally, however, images have made little sense to computers, which have no conception of the meaning behind the strings of code that make up a digital image. Of course, some computers have long had the ability to identify and
In the following 2012 season, NBA teams shot an average of 18.4 three-point shots per game, which had risen by four shots per game since the 2001-02 season. Just five years later, this number rose by 8.6 attempts per game, to an average of 27 attempts in 2017. But what caused this increase?
Most people’s ideas about analytics in sport are probably based on the book and film Moneyball, about Billy Beane, manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team in 2002, and his efforts to find a way to build a winning team without overspending. His analytical approach set the foundation for the