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Changing the Game: “Sports, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning” Presented by Professor Ted Hayduck via Webinar from New Canaan Library
December 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Imagine being able to improve your golf swing in seconds with a smartphone app that analyzes it in real time. The growing and exciting role of artificial intelligence and machine learning in sports is the topic of an upcoming talk by Ted Hayduck, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor at the Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport at New York University. Join the live webinar on Tuesday, December 15 at 7 PM EST via Zoom. Please register at newcanaanlibrary.org; Zoom sign in information will be provided upon registration.
In addition to skills improvement and sports injury prevention for both professional and amateur athletes, the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning presents the potential to track and mitigate public health threats at sports venues. Additionally, Professor Hayduck will cover the differences between artificial intelligence and machine learning and discuss why the sports and entertainment field is a particularly interesting sector for artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Ted Hayduck is an Assistant Professor at NYU’s Preston Robert Tisch institute for Global Sport. He is a former consultant to Major League Baseball. His current research focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in the context of business analytics. His work has been published in high quality academic journals including the International Entrepreneurship and
Management Journal, the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Organizational Dynamics, and the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. He is also the co-editor of Statistical Modeling and Sports Business Analytics (Routledge, 2020).