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TDDE64 Sports Analytics


The examination consists of two parts: (i) presentation of a research paper and (ii) project work.
  • Presentation of research paper. This can be done alone or in group, ca 20 minutes per student. Select your paper(s) and get them approved by Patrick latest April 17, 2024. Send your slides latest one week before your presentation to Patrick.
  • Project. This can be done alone or in group. There are several alternatives:
    • Find your own project and get it approved by Patrick latest May 10, 2024 (earlier is of course fine too). Document your project with a report.
This should be included in your talk and report:
- introduction - describe the area/problem, motivate why is this interesting, what kind of solutions have been used before
- background - any background knowledge that is needed to read the report/understand the talk (e.g. domain of the application)
- algorithms - describe the algorithms that were used (why were these chosen?)
- test: describe the test data and the test set-up
- test results: describe the results
- discussion: analyze the results, compare with what was done before
- future: ideas for how to improve? other things that could be done?

Examples of projects in earlier years:

  • LINHAC (2023 winner of group project)
  • Visualization of ice hockey data for goalkeepers (cooperation with LHC)
  • Ontology and (RDF) data set for ice hockey statistics and play-by-play data
  • Drafts in NBA
  • Expected goals in football
  • Passing strategies in football
  • Predicting biathlon shooting outcomes
  • Predicting ball-by-ball outcomes in cricket
  • Visualizing passing reception in football
  • Importance of top players in SHL

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Rules for examination of computer lab assignments at IDA

You are expected to do lab assignments in group or individually, as instructed for a course. However, examination is always based on individual performance.

It is not allowed to hand in solutions copied from other students, or from elsewhere, even if you make changes to the solutions. If there is suspicion of such, or any other form of cheating, teachers are obliged to report it to the University Disciplinary Board.

Be prepared to answer questions about details in specific code and its connection to theory. You may also be asked to explain why you have chosen a specific solution. This applies to all group members.

If you foresee problems meeting a deadline, contact your teacher. You can then get some help and maybe the deadline can be set to a later date. It is always better to discuss problems, instead of, e.g., to cheat.

Any kind of academic dishonesty, such as cheating (e.g., plagiarism, use of unauthorized assistance, and use of prohibited AI-based assistants) and failure to comply with university examination rules, may result in the filing of a complaint to the University Disciplinary Board. The potential penalties include suspension, warning.

Policy for handing in computer lab assignments at IDA

For all IDA courses having computer lab assignments there will be one deadline during or at the end of the course. If you fail to make the deadline, you must retake the, possibly new, lab course the next time the course is given.

If a course deviates from this policy, information will be given on the course web pages.

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Last updated: 2024-03-26