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ERIC Number: EJ850643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1069-1898
The Ultimate Flow
Andrews, Chris
Journal of Statistics Education, v13 n1 Mar 2005
The sport of Ultimate has grown from parking lot fun to international competition in its 35 year existence. As in many sports, the team that scores is subsequently on defense. Thus the probability that a team will score next is dependent on which team has scored most recently. Unlike in many other sports, teams switch ends after each score. Thus field conditions can affect the scoring patterns. The data and analyses described here can be integrated into a variety of courses ranging from introductory statistics to stochastic models. (Contains 2 tables and 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A