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Athlete Similarity: Beckie Scott

Now that I have some athlete similarity code up and running, let’s take it for a spin, shall we? The basic idea is to pick a skier (Beckie Scott in this case) and then mine my results database for skiers who’ve had similar careers.  This is a fairly complicated task with a lot of steps. […]

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Athlete Similarity

This idea comes from a similar sort of game that baseball stat heads play.  The idea is to match up similar athletes based upon their performances.  In baseball, we’d look at a whole slew of statistics for some current player’s career and then scan through the historical records and find other players who had similar […]

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