god cries orange tears

1. Slate reviews penalty kick research.

2. Chiaporri, Levitt and Groseclose’s paper arguing that penalty kicks display mixed strategy equilibria.

3. Using network theory to analyze passing patterns in football matches.

4. Puyol’s grabbed Robben, thus depriving the Dutch of an upset. Was that an example of rational cheating?

Written by fabiorojas

July 12, 2010 at 3:36 am

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  1. Excuse me, how can I understand the diagram?



    July 12, 2010 at 3:25 pm

  2. Each dot is a player. The lines represent passing between two players. The fatter the line, the more passing.



    July 12, 2010 at 5:52 pm

  3. I tried to plagiarize this network analysis concept for Spain’s final team layout. I think I did a perfectly mediocre job. Love this stuff!



    July 13, 2010 at 4:07 am

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