Workshop Program 

(final version)

Monday 23/5/2022

11:45 - 12:15  Entry to TEAMS Virtual Room / Registration

12.15 - 16.00    Short Course on Basketball Data Science by Paola Zuccolotto & Marica Manisera

Tuesday 24/5/2022

14.00 - 18.00    Short Course on Basketball Data Science by Paola Zuccolotto & Marica Manisera

Thursday 26/5/2022

16.30 - 21.30    SAW2022 Day 1

16:30 - 17:00  Entry to TEAMS Virtual Room / Registration

Session 1: Sports Economics (In Honor of Stefan Kesenne) - Virtual  

                 

17:00 - 17:10  Welcome and SAW Opening by Ioannis Ntzoufras

17:10 - 17:25  Thomas Peeters (Erasmus School of Economics): Remembering Stefan Kesenne (1950 – 2021)
17:25 - 17:45  Thomas Peeters  (Erasmus School of Economics): The Impact of Absent Coworkers on Productivity in Teams
17:45 - 18:10  Georgios Nalbantis (University of Tubingen): Generalists versus specialists: Testing a dynamic framework on the impact of stars
18:10 - 18:35  Elisavet Manoli  (University of Loughborough): Revisiting financial fair play and competitive balance
 

18:35 - 18:45    Break        
                   
Session 2: Methods for Sports Analytics - Virtual  

                 
18:45 - 19:10  Nial Friel (University College Dublin): Assessing competitive balance in the English First Division/Premier League for

over forty seasons using a stochastic block model
19:10 -19:35  Konstantinos Pelechrinis (University of Pittsburgh):  The hot hand in the wild
19:35 - 20:00  Frits Spieksma (Eindhoven University of Technology): Orthogonal schedules in Round Robin tournaments

 

20:00 - 20:10  Break        
                   
Session 3: Data & Tech for Sports - Virtual    

               
20:10 - 20:35    Michael Anagnostou (University Campus of Football Business): The use of technology in football clubs' operations
20:35 - 21:00    
Vincenzo Alfano (University of Messina): Training in lockdown. The impact of stringency measures on the Olympic games of Tokyo 2020

  

*All times refer to the Greek time-zone (GMT+3)

Friday 27/5/2022

13.30 - 21.00    SAW2022 Day 2 - Live (Room T04) & Teams streaming

13:30 - 14:00  Entry to TEAMS Virtual Room / Registration

 

Session 4: General 

14:00- 14:25 Kostas Chatzichristos (CSKA Moscow Basketball):  How data can be translated into meaningful information, personalized performance monitoring via statistical and stochastic algorithms

14:25- 14:50 Giannos Konstantopoulos (The Sports Footprint): Leveraging the power of Data to create Sustainable Sports

14:50 - 15:15 Matia Cefis (University of Brescia): The Higher-Order PLS-SEM Confirmatory Approach for Composite Indicators applied on Football

15:15 - 15:25 Break

Session 5: General 

15:25 - 15:50  Vasilios Manasis (University of Athens & AUEB): Trends in competitive balance and the long-term success of European football

15:50 - 16:15  Nina Deliu (Sapienza Universita di Roma): Enhancing the fight against doping: using copulas for multivariate

testing analysis on Athlete Biological Passport profiles

16:15 - 16:40 Petros Dellaportas (AUEB & UCL): Flexible marked spatio-temporal point processes with applications to event

sequences from association football

16:40 - 16:50 Break


Session 6: Football Analytics    

16:50 - 17:15 Vasilios Armatas (Olympiacos FC Academy): Effects of gender, age and match status on the tactical development of shooting opportunities during the U17, U20 and Senior FIFA World Cup. A multilevel analysis.

17:15 - 17:25 Vasilios Mexias (Fantasy Sports Interactive - FSI):  Fantasy Sports Interactive - Innovative Fantasy Sports Analytics

17:25 - 17:45 Vasilios Palaskas (Fantasy Sports Interactive -FSI): A Performance Evaluation of the EURO 2020 Soccer Players based on Fantasy Sports Points

17:45 - 18:10 Leonardo Egidi (University of Trieste): footBayes: an R package for fitting Bayesian and frequentist football models

18:10 - 18:40 Break
 

Session 7: Volleyball Analytics

18:40 - 19:05 Ioannis Ntzoufras (AUEB Sports Analytics Group): Bayesian Skill Importance for Volleyball Set Determination

19:05 - 19:30 Sotirios Drikos (University of Athens & AUEB): Post-tournament analysis. Methods to investigate teams performance. The Volleyball example.

19:30 - 19:45 Break


Session 8: Basketball Analytics

19:45 - 20:10 Christos Marmarinos (AUEB & Kosovo National Basketball Team): Basketball & Analytics: How analytics shaped the Sport

20:10 - 20:35 Ambra Macis (University of Brescia): Evaluating the performance of NBA players: A survival analysis study

20:35 - 21:00 Dimitrios Karlis (AUEB Sports Analytics Group): Modelling the outcome of basketball game: some new results.

*All times refer to the Greek time-zone (GMT+3)

Organized by

Ioannis Ntzoufras

Dimitris Karlis

Sotiris Drikos

 

Administrative Assistants

Argiro Damoulaki

Panayotis Zoris

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AUEB SPORTS ANALYTICS WORKSHOP 2022
hybrid conference
26-27 May 2022, Athens (Greece)
Basketball data science course 23-24 May 2022