Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems co-director and engineering professor Luis Amaral uses big data and network science to calculate an “Average Footballer Rating” (AFR) for each soccer player, assess ...
The use of data in soccer - the most popular sport in the world - has seen huge growth in recent years.
Mobile devices, sensors and GPS are driving the demand to handle big data in both batch and real time.
The Big Story. ... But this time around, the coaches, athletes and sponsors are discovering new ways to throw their opponents to the ground by tapping the insights gained from data technology.
Teams gain a competitive edge by analyzing Big Data streams.
Match analysis, Big Data and tactics: current trends in elite soccer. Dtsch Z Sportmed. 2018; 69: 65-72. doi:10.5960/dzsm.2018.322.
Volume, velocity, variety, veracity and value are the five keys to making big data a huge business.
Big Data and Analytics are playing an important role to improve the performance of game and players on the field, off the field through predictive decisions.
For those who can make sense of the explosion of data, there are job opportunities in fields as diverse as crime, retail and dating.
Until recently tactical analysis in elite soccer were based on observational data using variables which discard most contextual information.