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Researchers from IIT- Madras and ESPNcricinfo launch Superstats

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology- Madras (IIT-M),
Gyan Data (an IIT-M incubated company) together with experts from ESPNcricinfo have launched Superstats, a new metric to analyse the game of cricket.
Researchers from IIT- Madras and ESPNcricinfo launch Superstats

About Superstats:

Superstats comprises of three metrics:
  1. Luck Index
  2. Forecaster
  3. Smart Stats
  • Superstats which is based on data science also ventures into new territories such as luck and forecasting to give a context to every event in a game during this IPL season.
  • Taking into account score-cards i.e. ball by ball database of all IPL matches played in India in the last ten years, researchers have developed an algorithm based on machine learning system.
  • This algorithm processes accurate, fast data and quantifies impact of luck and analyzes the real value of a player's performance in real-time.
  • Superstats will provide the viewers with a new experience wherein match information, analysis and projection are backed with data science.

Question:

Q. Researchers from which educational institute together with experts from ESPNcricinfo have launched Superstats, a new metric to analyse the game of cricket?
a. Indian Institute of Technology- Bombay
b. Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi
c. Indian Institute of Technology- Madras
d. Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur
Researchers from IIT- Madras and ESPNcricinfo launch Superstats Researchers from IIT- Madras and ESPNcricinfo launch Superstats Reviewed by pooja on March 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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