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The influence of baseball!


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#1 DocPeterWimsey

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 03:45 PM

http://www.americans...-more-moneyball

Of course, "data mining" existed before Moneyball, and the city of Chicago is strongly associated with it: for example, the periodicity of extinctions in the fossil record was documented by two profs at the University of Chicago using large databases.

Still, it's cool to see baseball being viewed like this....
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#2 Brett

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:26 PM

Interesting indeed. Thanks for sharing that, Doc.




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