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Touchdown – A Predictive and Detailed Analysis of the National Football League: Technical Report

Balita, Tristan (2019) Touchdown – A Predictive and Detailed Analysis of the National Football League: Technical Report. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The NFL is a league of a sport called American Football originated in United States of America. It was founded in 1920 and called the American Professional Football Association, back then the league was played with only eleven teams. Today, the NFL consists of 32 teams split over two conferences: the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football conference (NFC) and both conferences consists of four division of four teams.

Some of the problems I will tackle in the project are finding the right dataset to perform the planned analysis, data cleansing is a big part of data analytics and methodology to be used.

In this technical report, I will set out the objectives, requirements and the end goal for this project. To be able to meet some necessary software would have to be used. Some example of such is R Studio with the programming language of R for retrieving and analysing of datas, Tableau software for a development of an interactive visualisation/dashboard for displaying data in a friendly-user manner, Microsoft Excel for data cleansing, SPSS for interactive statistical analysis including T-test, ANOVA and many more.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software

G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > Sports
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Technology Management
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 11:46
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 11:46
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/3872

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