Measuring Performance Under Pressure Using ML with Lotte Bransen – TWIML Talk #296
Today we are joined by Lotte Bransen, Scientific Researcher at SciSports. With a background in mathematics, econometrics and soccer, Lotte has honed her research on analytics of the game and its players. More specifically, using trained models to understand the impact of mental pressure on a player’s performance. In this episode, Lotte discusses:
Her latest paper, ‘Choke or Shine? Quantifying Soccer Players’ Abilities to Perform Under Mental Pressure’ and shares The basis of the models through two aspects of mental pressure: pre-game and in-game, and three performance metrics: the chance of a goal with every action a player takes (contribution), the quality of that decision and the quality of the execution The implications of her research in the world of sports Just a few of the exponential applications for her work – check it out! Check out the full show notes at twimlai.com/talk/296.