NYA releases a series of short videos about the basics of soccer analytics
Dan Altman is quoted in Quartz on potential top scorers in the 2014 World Cup
Dan Altman is quoted in The Economist on the link between pay and performance in English soccer
John McDuling of Quartz interviews Dan Altman on the state of analytics in soccer
Dan Altman's latest articles for Bloomberg Sports StatsInsights on the performance of professional soccer players and clubs
North Yard Analytics is the vehicle for Dan Altman's statistical analyses of soccer and other professional sports. NYA works with teams and media to find new insights that build on existing expertise. NYA's proprietary algorithms can be tailored to each client's needs and data sources.
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NYA adheres to a set of principles designed to maximize the consistency and long-term value of its metrics. At the heart of NYA's work is the maxim that data mean little without theory. On that basis, NYA considers analytics as an complement to and not a subsitute for traditional analysis of sports.
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NYA mixes ideas from economics, mathematics, physics, and statistics to create unique ways of assessing players, devising tactics, predicting results, and managing finances. As well as using conventional tools, NYA specializes in non-parametric analysis and Bayesian forecasting.
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