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 ecosystems. One area that is in a prime position to be studied using such data is the realm of sport which has experienced a surge in data availability in recent times. In this talk I introduce some of our recent work where we study sporting systems including: snooker, football, and fantasy sports, through a combination of mathematical modelling and data analysis.

Mar 12, 2021 11:00 AM
CIT Invited Seminar
Cork, Ireland
Joey O'Brien
PhD Student

My research interests include using mathematical techniques alongside statistical data analysis to gain an understanding into the workings of different complex systems.