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Can Machine Learning bring glory to a football team?

Thanga Mariappan, Siddharth (2016) Can Machine Learning bring glory to a football team? Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Sports analytics in the past decade has grown to an extent more than ever. Analytics have visibly reshaped how sports are being played compared to the past. The evolution of technologies and the data collection technique improvement has enabled the video analysts to catch each and every movement and occurrences of the game. The project has handled a set of Spanish league data for Real Madrid football club for the last 15 years and the tactical datasets of the Real Madrid season 10-11 and season 15-16. With many of the past researches not considering the impact that a manger brought into his team and the fatigue of the players, this project will resolve the previously aroused doubts about trusting the work done. The techniques used for analysis purposes were decision trees and Anova.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > Sports
Divisions: School of Computing > Master of Science in Data Analytics
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2016 14:15
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 14:15
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/2499

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