Sporting contests through the lens of complex systems: A data-driven approach

Multiple facets of society have been studied in recent times due to the emergence of large-scale datasets arising from digital traces being created each day, these include content popularity on social media, disease spreading, and financial …

What makes a good (fantasy) football manager? - webscraping and data analysis in R

Arising from the desire for spectators of sporting contests to obtain more enjoyment, Fantasy sports have become increasing popular in recent years. These sports involve competitors to create virtual teams that score points based upon the statistical …

Webscraping with R

We'll run through some of the advantages of webscrpaing ones own data alongside some examples using the R language to scrape from a variety of data sources.