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- I will be presenting the invited talk
"Going downhill fast: The development of a rating system for Alpine downhill
skiing and other multi-competitor sports" at the
60th World Statistics Congress - ISI2015
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at 4:00pm on July 29, 2015.
- I will be presenting
A comparison of probabilistic rating systems for women's beach
volleyball at the
Statistical Meetings in Seattle, WA, on August 9, 2015.
- I am co-organizer
(along with Harvard School of Public Health Senior Research Scientist
Scott Evans) of the
2015 New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports,
which will be held at Harvard University on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
- The manuscript
"A stochastic rank ordered
logit model for rating multi-competitor games and sports" by
me and Jonathan Hennessy is currently under peer review.
- I presented
"A Dynamic Model for Rating Multi-Competitor Games and Sports"
Second Annual Amherst College
Sports Analytics Forum on Sunday, March 29, 2015 (postponed from Feb 15).
- I have been awarded two grants; one from the
National Heart, Lung
and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the
National Institutes of Health (NIH), and
one from the
Agency for Health Research and Quality
Both grants are funding studies on developing statistical models for
measuring the impact of anti-hypertensive medication adherence
on blood pressure levels.
The NHLBI grant is aimed more at population-based inferences,
whereas the AHRQ study is focused more on forecasting and the development
of a clinical decision tool.
the "house" band of the Valencia
International Meetings on Bayesian Statistics
Society for Bayesian Analysis World Meetings,
are scheduled to be the dance band at the
Statistical Meetings in Seattle, WA.
We have previously performed
"Bayesian Believer" at the
2014 Joint Statistical Meetings.
The performance was accompanied by a
powerpoint lyrics presentation.
Have us play at your weddings and Bar Mitzvahs.
- I was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the
Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports
for the 2015-2017 term.
The American Statistical Association
press release announcing the appointment.
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