TALK  |  Prof. David Bergman presents talk in MERL Seminar Series titled, Integration of Analytics Techniques for Algorithmic Sports Betting

Date released: September 14, 2021


  •  TALK   Prof. David Bergman presents talk in MERL Seminar Series titled, Integration of Analytics Techniques for Algorithmic Sports Betting
  • Date & Time:

    Tuesday, September 14, 2021; 1:00 PM EST

  • Abstract:

    The integration of machine learning and optimization opens the door to new modeling paradigms that have already proven successful across a broad range of industries. Sports betting is a particularly exciting application area, where recent advances in both analytics and optimization can provide a lucrative edge. In this talk we will discuss three algorithmic sports betting games where combinations of machine learning and optimization have netted me significant winnings.

  • Speaker:

    Prof. David Bergman
    University of Connecticut

    David Bergman is an Associate Professor of Operations and Information Management at the University of Connecticut. David’s work focuses on developing novel algorithms for large-scale automated decision making, both in research and in practice. His research is published in the top Operations Research journals and his work in consulting has driven impact for organizations across a wide spectrum of industries. He is also a leader in sports analytics, and is the 2020 DraftKings Fantasy Football World Champion.

  • MERL Host:

    Arvind Raghunathan

  • Research Areas:

    Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Optimization

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