Modeling game-play momentum in Rugby Union with RShiny
mediaposted on 28.03.2018, 11:32 authored by Neil Watson
Video recording of Neil Watson's presentation, entitled "Modeling game-play momentum in Rugby Union with RShiny" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
How do situational variables like field position, current score, and time remaining influence a team's momentum? We combine data wrangling and visualization with rich historical game data to produce a momentum 'map' that provides decision support in the form of insight into the best actions to take.