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presents  Exploding Canons: Sports by the NUMBERS


Charlotte Teachers Institute 


Tuesday October 22, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

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Sports by the Numbers


Featured Topics and Panelists:


Who's Number 1? How to Create Predictive Sports Rankings

Tim Chartier, associate professor of mathematics, Davidson College

Using Math to Run Lightning Fast: Usain Bolt by the Numbers
Sharonda LeBlanc, postdoctoral fellow in mechanical engineering, UNC Charlotte, and West Charlotte High School track and field coach

The Hot Hand Phenomenon: Is It Real?

Michael Pillsbury, secondary math specialist, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Thinking Like a Statistician in the Huddle, the Dugout and on the Bench
Jason W. Rosenfeld, manager of basketball analytics, Charlotte Bobcats

Sports Economics: Using Sports Data to Understand the World

Fred Smith, professor and chair of economics, Davidson College

Moderator: Brian Ralph, vice president of enrollment management at Queens University of Charlotte

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