JSM 2011 Online Program

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Activity Details

329 * Tue, 8/2/2011, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-B210/211
Rating Competitors in Games and Sports in the 21st Century — Topic Contributed Papers
Section on Statistics in Sports
Organizer(s): Mark E. Glickman, Boston University School of Public Health
Chair(s): A. James O'Malley, Harvard Medical School
10:35 AM The ABCs of Xqjkz: A New Scrabble Rating System Based on a Statistical Model for Tile-by-Tile Play Kenneth Shirley, AT&T Labs Research
10:55 AM Ratings Par Excellence: A New Handicapping System for Golf Tim Swartz, Simon Fraser University
11:15 AM Paired Comparison Models with Tie Probabilities and Order Effects as a Function of Strength Mark E. Glickman, Boston University School of Public Health
11:35 AM Statistics in the Ballroom: Rankings, Voting, Fairness, Prediction, and Quantifying the Palin Effect on 'Dancing with the Stars' Jason A. Gershman, Nova Southeastern University
11:55 AM Ratings Central: Accurate, Automated, Bayesian Table Tennis Ratings for Clubs, Leagues, Tournaments, and Organizations David J. Marcus, Ratings Central
12:15 PM Floor Discussion

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