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Hockey Deployment Management analysis using Machine Learning

This article is written by Chris from ImPCT Sport. Follow them on Twitter: @ImpctSport. Here’s the previous articles written by ImPCT Sport: Lineup deployment management is a subject of debate in the sport community. By lineup deployment, I mean the manner in which ice time and starts are divided (or spread) between players during aContinue reading “Hockey Deployment Management analysis using Machine Learning”

Game projection model – The Variables (Part IB)

After I published the last article, I had a great conversation @IanGraph. Based on this conversation, I’ve decided to make a follow-up article. The main question is: Why does my findings on predictability differ from other research on the subject? Tests typically show that corsi and expected goals are better predictors than actual goals. However,Continue reading “Game projection model – The Variables (Part IB)”

Deep Dive into Offensive and Defensive Quality in the NHL

This article is written by ImPCT Sport. Make sure to give them a follow on Twitter @ImpctSport. In my previous publication, I covered the ImPCT Engine. The ImPCT engine is a machine learning based algorithm that was developed to process large amounts of sport related data and provide meaningful intelligence on the performance of players.Continue reading “Deep Dive into Offensive and Defensive Quality in the NHL”

Deep Learning Modeling of Hockey Game Contribution

The article below is written by Chris Tremblay from ImPCT Sport. Make sure you’re following them on Twitter @ImpctSport. They’ve created a player evaluation model based on machine learning, and here’s a short introduction to the model. More to come from ImPCT Sport in the future. Player profiles using the ImPCT engine Assessing player’s entireContinue reading “Deep Learning Modeling of Hockey Game Contribution”

Talent Distribution – Predictability (Part II)

I didn’t really plan to discuss predictability in this series about talent distribution, since the two are not directly connected. However, I was asked about it, and it does open up for a good discussion about descriptive vs. predictive modelling. I recommend reading part 1 before you read this piece. Descriptive vs. Predictive models TheContinue reading “Talent Distribution – Predictability (Part II)”

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