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- I was quoted on December 6, 2016 in an
article in US News
on Bayesian statistical analyses applied to news verification.
- I will be a speaker at
SportCon - Sport Analytics Conference
held on January 10, 2017 at the University of St. Thomas,
- I am the founding head of the
Sports Analytics Laboratory at Harvard University.
is now active.
- The article
The analytics of getting sacked:
Coach firings in the National Football League by
Harrison Chase and me has been published in the August 2016 issue of
the award-winning dance band of high-achieving academic statisticians,
performed at the
2016 Joint Statistical Meetings Google corporate reception
on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.
Our band also recently performed at
in New York City and at
Fort Village Resort
in Sardinia, Italy.
are posted on the band's facebook page.
Measuring the Effects of Time-Varying Medication Adherence on
Health Outcomes Through Latent States
2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, IL, on August 2, 2016.
"A Comparison of Probabilistic Rating Systems for Women's Beach
on July 8, 2016 at the Institute for Quantitative
Social Science, Harvard University,
at a symposium
on understanding political, economic, and athletic
success at the 2016 Olympic Games.
article about the symposium appeared in the Harvard Gazette.
I wrote a chapter on
Estimating Team Strength in the NFL
with Hal Stern
which will appear in a forthcoming book on Statistics in Sports,
to be published by Chapman & Hall/CRC with a publication
date of January 10, 2017.
"Measuring the effects of time-varying medication adherence on
health outcomes through latent states" at the
2016 ISBA World Meetings
in Sardinia, Italy, on June 13, 2016.
"Rating the Chess Rating System" as part of the 2016 Statistics and
Big Data Seminar Series at the
University of Rhode Island
in Kingston, RI, on April 8, 2016.
- Videos of my 2011 USCOTS talk on
incorporating magic tricks into statistics courses
is now posted online.
(you may be sent to a page where you need to agree to terms and conditions
of using the site, after which you can then select the "magic" tab)
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