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Snedecor
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what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by Snedecor » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:44 am

Hi,

I understand there are some analysis need to be done with special software and others metrics just need an spreadsheet.

Here is the question, what software are you using? I'm 'new' on these, and I would like to be more efficient in my results.

I used R and spreadsheet, get the data by box after match ends and start analyzing, in Europe we don't have by-by-play so some metrics are difficult to get, we don't have sportvu or synergy.

Any advice? Any tricks?

Thanks in advance

eminence
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Re: what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by eminence » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:14 pm

I guess I usually use matlab, but you can use pretty much any language when it comes to basketball, it's not too complex/specialized. Player tracking stuff might be an exception, I've never tried to do that myself.

Snedecor
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Re: what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by Snedecor » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:00 pm

For tracking players, there's any software for free or open source good to use?

There's not enough real time to watch 30-40 games per weekend or even in a week in best cases, so is a tedious task......

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Re: what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by DSMok1 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:54 pm

I use R and Excel for my needs. I'm not doing crazy complex math or dealing with giant datasets typically.
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Re: what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by shadow » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:44 pm

I use Python for both scraping and regression analysis.

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Re: what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by Rd11490 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:58 pm

I have a mix of python and scala for my data processing and analysis, and I store my data in a mysql database

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Re: what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by patrickj » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:36 pm

R and Stata.

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Re: what kind of software you use for analytics

Post by njworange » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:31 pm

I use Excel. It is enough for me because I don't have any tracking data and play-by-play in South Korea. However I hope I can analyze/calculate more metric with more language and raw data.

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