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Analyzing Wimbledon : the power of statistics

Author: Franc Klaassen; Jan R Magnus; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In tennis, is it true that beginning to serve in a set gives an advantage? Can the outcome of a match be predicted? Which points are important, and do real champions win the big points? Do players serve optimally? Does 'winning mood' exist? The book answers such questions, demonstrating the power and beauty of statistical reasoning.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franc Klaassen; Jan R Magnus; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199395477 0199395470
OCLC Number: 880244524
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Responsibility: Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus.

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In tennis, is it true that beginning to serve in a set gives an advantage? Can the outcome of a match be predicted? Which points are important, and do real champions win the big points? Do players serve optimally? Does 'winning mood' exist? The book answers such questions, demonstrating the power and beauty of statistical reasoning.

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