Essays about: "sports and games"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words sports and games.

  1. 1. Automating Feature-Extraction for Camera Calibration Through Machine Learning and Computer Vision

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Elias Åkeborg; [2021]
    Keywords : Machine learning; Computer vision; Feature-extraction; Classification; Camera Calibration; DeepLab; U-Net; Ridge Detection; Sub-pixel optimization; Artificial Intelligence; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Machine learning as a field has expanded in an explosive manner, with more companies interested in using the technology. One of these companies, Spiideo, uses Machine learning to automatically stream and record sports, highlighting key events - all automatically without a cameraman. READ MORE

  2. 2. Not All Goals Are Created Equal : Evaluating Hockey Players in the NHL Using Q-Learning with a Contextual Reward Function

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Databas och informationsteknik

    Author : Jon Vik; [2021]
    Keywords : Sports Analytics; Markov Game; Machine Learning; Reinforcement Learning; Q-Learning; Data Mining; National Hockey League; Ice Hockey; Reward Function; Player Evaluation;

    Abstract : Not all goals in the game of ice hockey are created equal: some goals increase the chances of winning more than others. This thesis investigates the result of constructing and using a reward function that takes this fact into consideration, instead of the common binary reward function. READ MORE

  3. 3. What happens in the shadows? : A quantitative analysis on the effect of shadows in baseball.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för idrottsvetenskap (ID)

    Author : Martin Ström; [2021]
    Keywords : Statistics; outcome; plate appearance; pitcher; batter;

    Abstract : Baseball is one of the most statistically documented sports in the world. Every statistical outcome in baseball starts with the pitcher and the plate appearance. In baseball, it is believed that when shadows are present between the pitcher’s mound and the batter’s box, the pitcher is at an advantage. READ MORE

  4. 4. The iterative construction process of a spectator interface for Competitive Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) Game : What to consider when designing a spectator interface

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Te Hua Tseng; [2021]
    Keywords : MOBA; Spectator interface; Spectatorship; Esport; League of Legends; Design guidelines; Design principles; Competitive gaming;

    Abstract : Electronic sport or esport is a trend that involves playing competitive video games professionally. Traditional sports and esport have been compared to each other because of their similarities. Esport has grown in terms of viewership. Every year more spectators get interested and the number rises. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the motivation and satisfaction for volunteering at sports events in the context of Covid-19. : The case of the 2021 Lahti Ski Games

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Carsten Erik Lantz; [2021]
    Keywords : Sports volunteering; Volunteering motivation; Volunteering satisfaction; Lahti Ski Games; Covid-19;

    Abstract : Volunteers are essential for the success of almost any organized event. However, volunteering has undergone a process of modernization, in which altruistic or collective forms of volunteering, motivated by intrinsic behaviors, have been replaced by more egoistic or reflexive ones, which are extrinsically motivated. READ MORE