Category Archives: Cricket

Measure theory and sports team selection

For several years now I have been reading this paper by Kevin Knuth and John Skilling, about the foundations of measure theory, probability, and MaxEnt. I still only 70% understand it, but the idea is interesting and appeals to my … Continue reading

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Cricket Mythbusting: Not-Outs and Averages

I’m reading an academic paper about cricket at the moment, and this came up. “The usual batting average is defined as the total number of runs scored by a batsman (both out and not-out) divided by the number of outs (total … Continue reading

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