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FiveThirtyEight Talks Ultimate Analytics On Podcast
FiveThirtyEight, which published a pair of features about ultimate last month, continued the discussion on the site’s Hot Takedown podcast.
Jan 6, 2016 by Charlie Eisenhood in Livewire with 0 comments
Five Thirty Eight Dives Deep On Lack Of Analytics In Ultimate
Can the analytics movement in ultimate breathe new life?
Dec 15, 2015 by Charlie Eisenhood in Analysis with 3 comments
Natties by the Numbers: Statistical Facts About D-I Nationals
Here are some key statistics about the College Championships, mostly about the Women’s Division.
May 20, 2015 by Scott Dunham in Analysis with 0 comments
A Pseudo-Scientific Approach To Tryouts: Part One
The Great Britain National team used benchmark athletic measures to assess players in a rigorous way.
Nov 26, 2014 by Sion "Brummie" Scone in Analysis, Opinion with 8 comments
Wall Street Journal Features Ultiworld Stats On Front Page
The Wall Street Journal ran a front page story about ultimate's advanced analytics, pioneered by Ultiworld's Sean Childers and Jeremy Weiss.
Jul 9, 2014 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 11 comments
Ultiworld Statistics Editors Get Paper Accepted To Prestigious Sloan Conference
We are very proud to announce that Jeremy Weiss and Sean Childers, Ultiworld’s statistics editors, have had a research paper accepted to MIT’s Sloan Conference,…
Feb 25, 2014 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 9 comments
Instant Reaction: USAU Changes Rankings Algorithm
On Friday, USA Ultimate announced changes to the rankings algorithm they use to allocate bids in the College and Club division.
Jan 22, 2014 by Scott Schriner in Analysis, News with 24 comments
Maximizing Your Team’s Ranking: Strength of Schedule or Margin of Victory?
Determining how best to approach your team's season in order to earn a strength bid in the USA Ultimate rankings is on many college captains' minds heading into the Spring. See a mathematical look at the issue from Scott Schriner.
Dec 2, 2013 by Scott Schriner in Analysis with 28 comments
Ultiworld’s All-Club First Team (Open)
For over a year, we’ve been working on improving statistical evaluation of Ultimate teams and players.
Nov 1, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood, Sean Childers and Jeremy Weiss in Analysis with 32 comments
Forecasting Nationals and Ranking Teams: Computers v. Power Rankings
Want to know what to expect at Nationals this week? Who will do well, who will tank, and who might win?
Oct 16, 2013 by Sean Childers and Max Cohen in Analysis, Rankings with 10 comments