Research in Sports Statistics

  • Robert P. Schumaker
  • Osama K. Solieman
  • Hsinchun Chen
Part of the Integrated Series in Information Systems book series (ISIS, volume 26)


This chapter investigates the role that statistics plays in knowledge creation. While many of these techniques have stood the test of time, some have undergone intense scrutiny while others have experienced transformative processes. All the while we must ask ourselves, are we really measuring what we think we are measuring? This chapter will help to make that distinction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert P. Schumaker
    • 1
  • Osama K. Solieman
    • 2
  • Hsinchun Chen
    • 3
  1. 1.Cleveland State UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.TucsonUSA
  3. 3.University of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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