Course overview

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the use of mathematics, statistics, and probability in the analysis of sports performance, sports records, and strategy. Topics include mathematical analysis of the physics of sports and the determinations of optimal strategies.

Our objective is for students to use these tools over the duration of the course to develop new diagnostic statistics and strategies for sports.

Course information

Lectures:Tue/Thu 11:00–12:15, Hewlett Rm 101.

Instructor:Tom Cover
E-mail: cover
Telephone: 650–723–4505
Office: Packard 254
Office hours: Wed 2-4

TA:Leo Pekelis
E-mail: lpekelis
Office: Sequoia 227
Office hours: Mon 2-4

E-mails listed above are Stanford addresses.

More information on the course can be found in the course outline.