Sports Data Mining pp 45-53

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Tools and Systems for Sports Data Analysis

  • Robert P. Schumaker
  • Osama K. Solieman
  • Hsinchun Chen
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter investigates some of the data mining and scouting tools available for sports analysis. In particular, we analyze the role of these tools and how they can help an organization. Tools such as Advanced Scout, which maintains play-by-play data in an easy to query environment and Inside Edge, which provides pictorial descriptions of player tendencies, will be investigated. Sports fraud detection is another interesting area where sport-related data can be analyzed against historical patterns to identify potential instances of sports fraud from players, corrupt officials or even suspicious bettors.

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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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