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Topic: Modeling of NFL game results
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Scott Hemphill

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Re: Modeling of NFL game results
Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:03 AM
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Scott Hemphill <hemphill@hemphills.net> writes:


> I decided to rate each team with a single number, such that the
> probability that a team rated "r1" has a probability beating a team
> rated "r2" is given by:
> p = CDF[NormalDistribution[], r1-r2];

Hmmm. I guess my code actually implements "r2-r1" instead of "r1-r2".
It doesn't matter, except one way high ratings are better than low
ratings, and the other is vice versa.

> filename="matrix.m";
> prec;

I don't know how this line got shortened. My original has "prec".

Scott Hemphill hemphill@alumni.caltech.edu
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