July 27, 2014

More rugby stats

From Offsetting Behaviour (specifically, Seamus Hogan): How unfair is the Super 15 schedule?

The was prompted by one of the posts on the (apparently new) blog Sport Loves Data, by Kirdan Lees.

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    Megan Pledger

    A couple of years ago there was an article in the ANZJS about the fairness of Super 12 Rugby & that was before they changed it to the even weirder framework they have now – FYI

    MODELLING THE 2004 SUPER 12 RUGBY UNION COMPETITION
    Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics
    Volume 53, Issue 1, pages 109–121, March 2011

    3 years ago

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      Thomas Lumley

      That would be the one by Megan Pledger and Hugh Morton. Thanks for the reference.

      3 years ago

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        Megan Pledger

        This is the one that set the pace though…

        Modelling Rugby league data via bivariate negative binomial regression.
        Lee, A (1999)
        Austral. & New Zealand J. Statist. 41, 141-152

        3 years ago