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┬áby a batsman (both out and not-out) divided by the number of outs (total … Continue reading

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