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Activity Number: 206
Type: Roundtables
Date/Time: Monday, August 1, 2016 : 12:30 PM to 1:50 PM
Sponsor: Section on Statistics in Sports
Abstract #321003
Title: From Pixels to Points: Using Tracking Data to Measure Performance in Professional Sports
Author(s): Luke Bornn and Alexander Franks*
Companies: Simon Fraser University and University of Washington
Keywords: Sports Analytics ; Basketball ; Soccer ; Hockey ; Baseball

I will explore how player tracking data gives us new insights into performance and strategy. In particular, I will show how we can exploit the spatiotemporal information in this data to measure decision-making and defensive impact in much finer detail than was previously possible.

Authors who are presenting talks have a * after their name.

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