Basketball eigenspectra – applying principal component analysis to SportsVU data

In trying to think of things to do with sportsVU player-tracking data if I ever had the chance to work with it, one of the first things that came to mind was to create “eigenspectra”. So I was really excited when I saw that the raw data was available from github and I finally had the … More Basketball eigenspectra – applying principal component analysis to SportsVU data

Graphicacy major league dataviz challenge – my entry and the winners

As I mentioned in my previous post, I submitted an entry to the Graphicacy major league data challenge, and I want to share my entry here. I will describe my entry in more detail below, but here is a screenshot. A fully interactive version is available here. My entry was awarded an honorable mention, which puts … More Graphicacy major league dataviz challenge – my entry and the winners

Graphicacy Major League Data Challenge

A few days ago an announcement for a data visualization challenge came across my twitter feed. It is organized by Graphicacy, and asks participants to visualize the careers of the top 20 players in baseball history. More information is available here http://www.majorleaguedatachallenge.com If you’re reading this, it’s probably too late to enter – entries due … More Graphicacy Major League Data Challenge