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Opta Pro Forum 2016.

Posted: 2016-12-20 19:30:00+00:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

With the 2017 Opta Pro Forum rapidly approaching, I thought it was about time I transcribed my presentation from the previous event....

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A Footballer Recommendation Engine.

Posted: 2016-06-30 19:30:00+01:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

With the transfer window well under way I thought I'd discuss my footballer recommendation engine for identifying potential transfer targets....

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PlayerRatings And False Negatives.

Posted: 2015-04-23 19:30:00+01:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

My last article looked at how well my PlayerRatings model predicted which young players would go on to have successful careers. This time we explore false negatives - which top players may have wrongly had low PlayerRatings in their youth...

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Backtesting PlayerRatings.

Posted: 2015-04-09 19:30:00+01:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

Following my last article discussing my PlayerRating model for quantifying footballers, JackIO challenged me to test the model by looking at what young players it recommended...

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PlayerRating: A Bayesian Method For Evaluating Football Players.

Posted: 2015-02-26 19:30:00+00:00. | By: Martin Eastwood.

I originally submitted the idea behind this article to the recent Opta Pro Forum and although it was turned down I thought I’d write it up anyway incase anyone else was interested in the results...

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