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CC = Vancouver Convention Centre   F = Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
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435 Tue, 7/31/2018, 3:05 PM - 3:50 PM CC-West Hall B
SPEED: Sports to Fire: Fascinating Applications of Statistics — Contributed Poster Presentations
Section on Statistics in Sports, SSC, Section on Statistics in Imaging, Section on Statistical Computing, Section on Statistical Consulting, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Statistical Auditing Interest Group, Transportation Statistics Interest Group, Section on Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences, Section for Statistical Programmers and Analysts
Chair(s): Paul McNicholas, McMaster University
Oral Presentations for this session.
1: Claim-Level Models Using Statistical Learning Techniques and Risk Analysis
Mathieu Pigeon, Université du Québec à Montréal; Francis Duval, Université du Québec à Montréal
2: Beach Volleyball Team Optimization
Matthew Oehler, BYU
3: Distributions of Time to First Spot Fire
Trevor Thomson, Simon Fraser University
4: Rao-Blackwellizing Field Goal Percentage in the NBA
Daniel Daly-Grafstein, Simon Fraser University; Luke Bornn, Sacramento Kings and Simon Fraser University
5: Estimating Attendance at Non-Ticketed Non-Gated Events
Carl Schwarz, Simon Fraser University
8: Teaching Statistics Graduate Students the Importance of Reproducible Research
Kristen McQuerry, University of Kentucky
9: Shared and Study-Specific Dietary Patterns: a Novel Approach to Replicability and Validity
Roberta De Vito; Carlo La Vecchia, Università degli Studi di Milano; Giovanni Parmigiani , Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Valeria Edefonti, Università degli Studi di Milano
10: Statistical Ethics and Challenging Substantial Errors in Statistical Methods and Results in a Prominent Peer Reviewed Economics Journal
Chris Barker, Statistical Planning and Analysis Services, Inc.
11: To Bet or Not to Bet - the Modified Kelly Criteria
Dani Chu, SFU Sports Analytics Club; Yifan Wu, Simon Fraser University; Tim Swartz, Simon Fraser University
12: The Home Run Spike of MLB 2017: Drop in Quality of Pitch (QOP) Is a Missing Factor
Jason Wilson, Biola University
13: An Application of Machine Learning for 3D IC Defect Detection
Meihui Guo, National Sun Yat-Sen University; Yu-Jung Huang, I-Shou University
15: The Simple Story of Advanced NBA Metrics
Zach Fulker, University of Pittsburgh; Tyler Folta, University of Pittsburgh; Lucas Mentch, University of Pittsburgh
16: Application of Email Spam Filtering Algorithms to SMS Data
Yishu Xue, University Of Connecticut
17: MLB Rule IV Draft: Valuing Draft Pick Slots
Anthony Cacchione, City College of New York
18: Assessing the Impact of Practice Restriction Rules on Injury Rates in the National Football League (NFL)
Zachary Binney, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Cecile Janssens, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Kyle E Hammond, Emory University School of Medicine; Mitchel Klein, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Michael Goodman, Emory University