CMSAC Goes to SSAC19: A Recap

Written by: Carlo Duffy, Shravan Ramamurthy The 2019 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference was an action-packed two-days’ worth of panels, talks and networking.  We won’t bother documenting our entire days, but here are some highlights from the sessions that most stood out to us.  Shravan will highlight Day 1; Carlo will

CMU in Sports: Ashley Brio Knows How to Make it to the NBA Without Being 6’7”

Written by: Daniel Liang The CMU in Sports Series details the impacts of past and present CMU students, faculty, post-docs, and staff who have made an impact in the world of sports analytics.  The second profile in this series features an interview with Ashley Brio, a former CMU graduate student in Decision Science.              Millions of

NBA Visualizer Analysis Simulation

Written By: Aashai Avadhani Missed the big basketball game last night? Or have you ever thought about if NBA teams use the court efficiently enough? These are the questions I aimed to answer from my NBA Visualizer Analysis Simulation. For the final term project for my introductory computer science course “Fundamentals

Rasmus Dahlin's Statistical Outlook

Written by: Sasank Vishnubhatla With the NHL season right around the corner, young rookies are looking to crack a roster spot on the major club level. Be it through hard work or through established skill, recent draft picks are working to get playing time in the NHL, rather than work in