Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics

5th International Workshop, MLSA 2018, Co-located with ECML/PKDD 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10, 2018, Proceedings

Editors: Brefeld, U., Davis, J., Van Haaren, J., Zimmermann, A. (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics, MLSA 2018, colocated with ECML/PKDD 2018, in Dublin, Ireland, in September 2018.
The 12 full papers presented together with 4 challenge papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 24 submissions. The papers present a variety of topics, covering the team sports American football, basketball, ice hockey, and soccer, as well as the individual sports cycling and martial arts. In addition, four challenge papers are included, reporting on how to predict pass receivers in soccer. 

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Measuring Football Players’ On-the-Ball Contributions from Passes During Games

    Bransen, Lotte (et al.)

    Pages 3-15

  • Forecasting the FIFA World Cup – Combining Result- and Goal-Based Team Ability Parameters

    Robberechts, Pieter (et al.)

    Pages 16-30

  • Distinguishing Between Roles of Football Players in Play-by-Play Match Event Data

    Aalbers, Bart (et al.)

    Pages 31-41

  • Player Valuation in European Football

    Nsolo, Edward (et al.)

    Pages 42-54

  • Ranking the Teams in European Football Leagues with Agony

    Neumann, Stefan (et al.)

    Pages 55-66

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics
Book Subtitle
5th International Workshop, MLSA 2018, Co-located with ECML/PKDD 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10, 2018, Proceedings
Editors
  • Ulf Brefeld
  • Jesse Davis
  • Jan Van Haaren
  • Albrecht Zimmermann
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
Series Volume
11330
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-17274-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-17274-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-17273-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 179
Number of Illustrations
16 b/w illustrations, 41 illustrations in colour
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