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MathSport International Conference 2021

Online, June 24 - June 25, 2021 [Organised by University of Reading]

Keynote Speaker

  • "Market Efficiency in Sport Betting"
    By Dr. Luigi Colombo (SmartOdds)

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MathSport ROSES Session

 

MathSport International Conference 2019

Athens (Greece), July 1 - July 3, 2019 [Organised by University of Athens University of Economics and Business]

Keynote Speakers

  • "The Ancient Olympics: Events, Technology, Superstars, Women, Lessons for Them and for Us"
    By Professor Raymond Stefani, California State University, Long Beach, USA
  • "Availability-to-train in elite sport"
    By Dr. Ioannis Kosmidis, Reader in Data Science, Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
  • "Extensions of the Elo Rating System for Margin of Victory"
    By Dr Stephanie Kovalchik, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
  • "Sports Coaching: An Art and a Science"
    By Professor Simon Jenkins, Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Winchester
  • "Winning in Basketball with Data and Machine Learning"
    By Dr Konstantinos Pelechrinis, School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh

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Special issue

IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (Vol 32, Issue 4, October 2021)

IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (Vol 33, Issue 1, October 2022)

 

MathSport International Conference 2017

Padua (Italy), June 26 - June 28, 2017 [Organised by University of Padua]

Keynote Speakers

  • Michael A. Trick (Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business) "Twelve Years of Scheduling Major League Baseball Teams and Umpires"
  • Gerhard Tutz (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich) "Explaining Success in Sports Competitions: Paired Comparison Methods with Explanatory Variables"
  • Fabrizio Renzi (Director of Technology and Innovation, IBM Italy) "Innovative usage of cognitive solutions and analytics for Sport"
  • Nicola Parolini (Politecnico di Milano) "Mathematical models for sport: America's Cup, Olympic Rowing and more"

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MathSport International Conference 2015

Loughborough, June 29 - July 1, 2015 [Organised by Loughborough University]

Keynote Speakers

  • David Kendix (Actuary and cricket statistician) "Modeling uncertainty in finance and sport"
  • Sigrid Knust (University of Osnabrück) "Construction methods for sports league schedules"
  • Tony Purnell (Head of Technology, British Cycling) "Model + Measurement = Medals, but in a non-deterministic way"
  • Ian McHale (University of Manchester) "Statistics at big sports events"

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MathSport International Conference 2013

Leuven, June 5 - 7, 2013 [Organised by KU Leuven]

Keynote Speakers

  • David Forrest (University of Salford) "Benefits from sport for individuals and communities"
  • Mark Glickman (Boston University School of Public Health) "Towards the construction of elimination tournaments through Bayesian optimal design?"
  • Dominique de Werra (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) "Graph coloring and sports scheduling"

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3rd IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Sport

Manchester, June 22 - 24, 2011 [Organised by IMA]

Keynote Speakers

  • Israel Vieira (Cardiff University) "The Use of Mathematics in F1 Racing"
  • Stefan Kesenne (University of Antwerp, Belgium) "Broadcasting sports, pay-tv or free-tv?"
  • Tim Swartz (Simon Fraser University) "An investigation into three problems associated with limited overs cricket"

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2nd IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Sport

Groningen, June 17-19, 2009 [Organised by IMA]

Keynote Speakers

  • Jim Albert (Bowling Green State University, USA) "Exploring Pitch F/X Data"
  • Tony Lewis (Oxford Brookes University, UK) "Experiences selling mathematics to the cricketing world: market penetration of the Duckworth-Lewis method"
  • Gerard Sierksma (University of Groningen) "Talent Development and Computer Support in Soccer"

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1st IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Sport

Manchester, June 24-26, 2007 [Organised by IMA]

Keynote Speakers

  • John Haigh (University of Sussex) "Uses and limitations of Maths in Sport"
  • Stephen Clake (Swinburne University) "Successful Applications of Statistical Modeling to Betting markets"
  • Ruud Koning (University of Groningen) "Efficiency of Sport Betting Markets"

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