ECU Libraries Catalog

Anthology of statistics in sports / edited by Jim Albert, Jay Bennett, James J. Cochran.

Format Book and Print
Publication InfoPhiladelphia, Pa. : Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics ; Alexandria, Va. : American Statistical Association, ©2005.
Descriptionx, 322 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorAlbert, Jim, 1953-
Other author/creatorBennett, Jay.
Other author/creatorCochran, James J.
Other author/creatorAmerican Statistical Association. Section on Statistics in Sports.
Series ASA-SIAM series on statistics and applied probability
ASA-SIAM series on statistics and applied probability. ^A726923
Contents The use of sports in teaching statistics / Jim Albert and James J. Cochran -- Introduction to the football articles / Hal Stern -- A geometry model for NFL field goal kickers - Scott M. Berry -- A state-space model for national football league scores / Mark E. Glickman and Hal S. Stern -- Predictions for national football league games via linear-model methodology / David Harville -- The best NFL field goal kickers: are they lucky or good? / Donald G. Morrison and Manohar U. Kalwani -- On the probability of winning a football game / Hal Stern -- Introduction to the baseball articles / Jim Albert and James J. Cochran -- Exploring baseball hitting data: what about those breakdown statistics? / Jim Albert -- Did Shoeless Joe Jackson throw the 1919 world series? / Jay Bennett -- Player game percentage / Jay M. Bennett and John A. Flueck -- Estimation with selected binomial information, or, do you really believe that Dave Winfield is batting .471? / George Casella and Roger L. Berger -- Baseball: pitching no-hitters / Cliff Frohlich -- Answering questions about baseball using statistics / Bill James, Jim Albert, and Hal S. Stern -- The progress of the score during a baseball game / G.R. Lindsey -- Introduction to the basketball articles / Robert L. Wardrop -- Improved NCAA basketball tournament modeling via point spread and team strength information / Bradley P. Carlin -- It's okay to believe in the "hot hand" / Patrick D. Larkey, Richard A. Smith, and Joseph B. Kadane -- More probability models for the NCAA regional basketball tournaments / Neil C. Schwertman, Kathryn L. Schenk, and Brett C. Holbrook -- The cold facts about the "hot hand" in basketball / Amos Tversky and Thomas Gilovich -- Simpson's paradox and the hot hand in basketball / Robert L. Wardrop -- Introduction to the ice hockey articles / Robin H. Lock -- Statistical methods for rating college hockey teams / Timothy J. Danehy and Robin H. Lock -- Overtime or shootout: deciding ties in hockey / William Hurley -- It takes a hot goalie to raise the Stanley Cup / Donald G. Morrison and David C. Schmittlein -- Introduction to the methodologies and multiple sports articles / Scott Berry -- Bridging different eras in sports / Scott M. Berry, C. Shane Reese, and Patrick D. Larkey -- Data analysis using Stein's estimator and its generalizations / Bradley Efron and Carl Morris -- Assigning probabilities to the outcomes of multi-entry competitions / David A. Harville -- Basketball, baseball, and the null hypothesis / Robert Hooke -- Lessons from sports statistics / Frederick Mosteller -- Can TQM improve athletic performance? / Harry V. Roberts -- A Brownian motion model for the progress of sports scores / Hal S. Stern -- Introduction to the miscellaneous sports articles / Donald Guthrie -- Shooting darts / Hal Stern and Wade Wilcox -- Drive for show and putt for dough / Scott M. Berry -- Adjusting golf handicaps for the difficulty of the course / Francis Scheid and Lyle Calvin -- Rating skating / Gilbert W. Bassett, Jr., and Joseph Persky -- Modeling scores in the premier league: Is Manchester United really the best? / Alan J. Lee -- Down to ten: estimating the effect of a red card in soccer / G. Ridder, J.S. Cramer, and P. Hopstaken -- Heavy defeats in tennis: psychological momentum or random effect? / David Jackson and Krzysztof Mosurski -- Who is the fastest man in the world? / Robert Tibshirani -- Resizing triathlons for fairness / Howard Wainer and Richard D. De Veaux.
General noteOn cover: The ASA Section on Statistics in Sports.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
LCCN 2005042540
ISBN0898715873 (pbk.)
ISBN9780898715873 (pbk.)

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner General Stacks GV741 .A694 2005 ✔ Available Place Hold

Related Titles