Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics: 7th International Workshop, MLSA 2020, Co-located with ECML/PKDD 2020, Ghent, Belgium, September 14–18, 2020, Proceedings

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  • Ulf Brefeld (Editor)
  • Jesse Davis (Editor)
  • Jan van Haaren (Editor)
  • Albrecht Zimmermann (Editor)
The Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics (MLSA) workshop aims to bring people from outside of the Machine Learning and Data Mining community into contact with researchers from that community who are working on Sports Analytics.
The 7th edition of the workshop was co-located with the European Conference
on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery (ECML
PKDD 2020).
Sports Analytics has been a steadily growing and rapidly evolving area over the last decade, both in US professional sports leagues and in European football leagues. The recent implementation of strict financial fair-play regulations in European football will definitely increase the importance of Sports Analytics in the coming years. In addition, there is the popularity of sports betting. The developed techniques are being used for decision support in all aspects of professional sports ...
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Number of pages146
ISBN (print)978-3-030-64911-1
ISBN (electronic)978-3-030-64912-8
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Event7th International Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics, MLSA 2020, colocated with ECML/PKDD 2020 - online , Ghent, Belgium
Duration: 14.09.202018.09.2020
Conference number: 7

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
PublisherSpringer Nature
ISSN (Print)1865-0929
ISSN (electronic)1865-0937

    Research areas

  • Business informatics - artificial intelligence, computer hardware, computer systems, Computer vision, Correlation analysis, data handling, data integration, databases, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), integrated data, machine learning, sensors, user interfaces