Sean Forman started the site while earning his doctorate in mathematics
By: Tom Snee | 2017.03.29 | 02:04 pm
Baseball-Reference.com, the definitive online guide for baseball statistics, started out as a project that CEO Sean Forman worked on in his spare time while finishing his doctorate in mathematics at the University of Iowa. Tolerated by his non-baseball-fan advisor, the site is now Forman’s fulltime job.
First-year honors seminar introduces mathematical techniques via athletics scenarios
By: Christopher Clair | 2015.11.11 | 11:58 am
Should a football team “go for it” on fourth down or punt the ball away? How in the world do you build the optimal fantasy football team? Jeff Ohlmann uses these scenarios as springboards toward better understanding of mathematical techniques and statistical probability in his first-year seminar, Sports Analytics.
External Media | 2012.03.16 | 05:13 pm
Economics faculty member Solow says that per capita income is a key measure of economic health.