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TfL Santander Bikes London 2018

May 13, 2019
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TfL Santander Bikes London 2018

I analysed Transport for London Santander bike rentals for 2018 and put together a map which shows which stations are used the most and how the network flows. http://statsonthe.cloud/2018bikes/ More to come soon, including details of how to make the m...

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Simulating the Six Nations 2019 Rugby Tournament in R: Final Round Update

March 14, 2019
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Simulating the Six Nations 2019 Rugby Tournament in R: Final Round Update

In an earlier post I blogged how I had made a Monte Carlo simulation model of the Six Nations Rugby Tournament.  With the final round of the tournament approaching this Saturday, I decided to do a quick update. Who can win at this stage? Wales, England, or Ireland can still win.  Scotland, France and Italy do not … Continue reading Simulating...

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Simulating the Six Nations 2019 Rugby Tournament in R

February 2, 2019
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Simulating the Six Nations 2019 Rugby Tournament in R

I really like running simulation models before sporting events because they can give you so much more depth of understanding compared to the ‘raw’ odds that you get from the media or bookmakers, etc.  Yes, a team might have a “30% chance of winning a tournament we might hear”.  But there might be another strong … Continue reading Simulating...

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Insey Winsey Spider Game Monte-Carlo Simulation

August 27, 2018
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Insey Winsey Spider Game Monte-Carlo Simulation

Time is such a precious commodity especially with a family.  So when your daughter asks to play a board game… you think ‘how long will this take’.  With most board games, one is able to roughly estimate how long the game will take… the Shopping Game, well that can be expected to take 10 minutes with … Continue reading Insey...

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