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Read about the latest and upcoming activities organized by the ISI Special Interest Group on Sports Statistics.

The aim of the Special Interest Group on Sports Statistics is to promote the understanding, development and good practice of sports statistics worldwide. Much of the activity is planned together with the initiatives of the “Big Data analytics in sports” network BDsports, a research project developed within the activities of the Big and Open Data Innovation Laboratory at the University of Brescia, Italy.

Recent Scientific activities

  • Online event: Statistics in Sports organized by Marica Manisera (University of Brescia)
    • Introduction by Paola Zuccolotto (University of Brescia, Italy)
    • Webinar “Machine learning in Sports medicine” by Christophe Ley (Gent University, Belgium)
      18 September 2020
      Chair: Marica Manisera (University of Brescia)
    • Round table: STatistics meet sports
      Chair: Stefano Calza (University of Brescia)
      • Laurent Malisoux Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), Luxembourg
      • Bernd Grimm Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), Luxembourg
      • Luciana De Michelis Mendonca Gent University, Belgium
      • Andreas Groll, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany

Upcoming Scientific Activities 2020-2021

  • CMstatistics 2021
    Session: “Sport analytics” (organized by Andreas Groll, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany and Christophe Ley, Gent University, Belgium)
  • Compstat 2021, Bologna, Italy
    29-31 August 2021
    Session: “Sports statistics” (organized by Leonardo Egidi, University of Trieste)
  • ISI World Statistics Congress 2021
    11-16 July 2021
    Session (to be approved) of the ISI SIG on Sport (organized by Marica Manisera, University of Brescia)

Special issues

  • Statistics in Sports
    AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, A Journal of the German Statistical Society
    Guest editors: Andreas Groll (Technische Universität Dortmund), Dominik Liebl (University Bonn)
    Deadline for submissions: 31 October 2020