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Math behind Moneyball

University of Houston System via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Statistics & Probability
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 6-8 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 11 weeks long

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Learn how probability, math, and statistics can be used to help baseball, football and basketball teams improve, player and lineup selection as well as in game strategy.

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Wayne Winston

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3.3 Based on 3 reviews

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Monique M
1.0 2 years ago
Monique is taking this course right now.
This course is very low quality in terms of its engagement with students, compared to the many other excellent course available and that I have done, both on Coursera and edX. Here are my concerns:

1. The course says it is free - you have to go into the detail to understand that you cannot take ANY of the weekly assignments without paying for the course. In other courses eg. those by Stanford, Kyoto university etc, I have been able to take the weekly assignments without paying for the course. I don't get a certificate with my pass mark, but that's ok.

2. This course i…
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Mitch G
4.0 2 years ago
by Mitch completed this course, spending 15 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
If you enjoy statistics and sports, this is an excellent course. Most of the assignments were easy to follow and required some analytical skills. What this course lacked was the ability to engage in dialogue with the instructor. Had the instructor been present or even the ability to contact the instructor, I would have rated this 5 stars, plus. Coursera platform is not well thought out and cumbersome to navigate.
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Jesse M
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