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Date:         Mon, 12 Jul 2010 23:43:59 -0400
Reply-To:     oloolo <dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         oloolo <dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM>
Subject:      Re: World Cup statistics
Comments: To: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>

In M2009, a Japanese professor introduced some noval algorithms that he used for sports coach to research into effective tactics by studying the position and timing of players as well as other attributes on the field. The professor introduced this research to the J-League, the prime soccer league in Japan and helped a team won champion.

It was a very interesting topic but his accent made it difficult to follow.

On Mon, 12 Jul 2010 06:36:55 -0700, Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG> wrote:

>Professional and national association football teams must calculate a lot of statistics about their players, and might even use statistical analysis of opposing teams to help plan strategy and tactics, as some gridiron football teams do. But i've never heard what sftware they use. Is it all custom written? > >Congratulations to Spain for their win! And thanks to the Netherlands for making it so clear, through their thuggish play, that the right team won.

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