Eric’s Enlightenment for Monday, May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 Leave a comment
- Benjamin Morris used statistics to assess the value of Dennis Rodman as a rebounder and as a basketball player in general – and wrote one of the most epic series of blog posts in sports analytics. Contrary to popular opinion, he eloquently argued why Rodman was a better rebounder than Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell. In a digression in Part 1/4 (a), he used assist percentage to assess John Stockton’s greatness as a passer.
- I enjoy reading David Sherrill’s notes on quantum and computational chemistry.
- Read the first slide of this biostatistics lecture to learn how to calculate the concordance statistic (a.k.a. the C-statistic or the area under the receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) curve).
- Here are all of the videos of David Zetland’s lectures for his course on natural resource economics at Simon Fraser University.