Georgia Tech Method Picks NCAA Champ

Mar 20, 2014 | Atlanta, GA

Don't stress over filling out that NCCA Tournament bracket. Joel Sokol, Fouts Family Associate Professor at ISyE, explains how the Logistic Regression Markov Chain (LRMC) method knows who's going to win it all. Hint: Pick Louisville.

March Madness isn't just about basketball. It's also partly the madness around the plethora of data used to predict the winner of the annual NCAA Tournament.


With such a wide variety of potential data –road/neutral records, per-possession statistics and injury updates are just a few – it’s no wonder that there are so many different team rankings, meta-rankings and NCAA Tournament predictions.

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  • Joel Sokol predicts NCAA champ with the Logistic Regression Markov Chain (LRMC) method
    Joel Sokol predicts NCAA champ with the Logistic Regression Markov Chain (LRMC) method

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