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Benjamin Soltoff

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A Modified Draft Pick Selection Order

In preparation for teaching a new computing course for the social sciences, I’ve been practicing building interactive websites using Shiny for R. The latest ...

Valuing Timeouts in Football (Part II)

Last week I examined how one can use logistic regression to estimate the value of a timeout, with minimal success. I promised a better way to estimate this v...

Valuing Timeouts in Football

On December 27, the Pittsburgh Steelers were down 13-3 against their rivals, the Baltimore Ravens, after the first half. The Ravens opened the second half wi...