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MACSI and Mathematics of Fantasy Football


Research from Prof James Gleeson's group led by Joseph O'Brien is published combined large-scale data analysis, statistical techniques, and network science to provide a deeper understanding of the behaviour of the Fantasy Football game’s  very best competitors. They looked at publicly available data and extracted information from some 40 million web pages on the actions of the top one million ranked managers. In this way they were able to isolate a number of strategies that separated successful managers from the rest.

See the paper here

Listen to Joey talk about his work with Matt Cooper on Today FM's last word