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16-05-2022 by FSI Editors

FSI at the AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2022

We are excited to share that FSI’s COO, Bill Mexias, and our Data Scientist, Vasileios Palaskas, will be returning as speakers at this year’s AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop, organized by the Sports Analytics Group of Athens University of Economics and Business.

The AUEB Sports Analytics Group, led by Professors Dimitris Karlis and Ioannis Ntzoufras, organizes an annual conference dedicated to all topics where mathematics and sport meet. 

Following last year’s successful participation in the Workshop, and alongside the FSI - AUEB Analytics Internship Program for 2022-23, we are delighted to announce that our company’s Analytics Department representatives will be sharing FSI’s professional experience in the niche field of Fantasy Sports Analytics.

As the Covid-19 pandemic remains threatening, this year’s AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2022 (SAW 2022) is organized by Athens University of Economics and Business, Department of Statistics as a hybrid conference, and will take place both online and in-person, from Thursday 26th of May to Friday 27th of May 2022.

The workshop is accompanied by a short course on “BASKETBALL DATA SCIENCE” (23-24 May 2022).

  • Fantasy Sports Interactive is an awarded fantasy sports software provider utilizing sports analytics and big data to bring innovation to the global sports betting industry.
    Harnessing the power of statistics and KPIs, the FSI Team has developed an original Suite of sports betting markets based on athletes’ performance and sports analytics.
    FSI’s innovative Suite, the Fixed-Odds-Fantasy (#FOF), was premiered to the gambling industry in 2019, at the ICE London Exhibition. Now, after several partnerships worldwide, the online and retail launch of #FOF markets and exclusive Performance Feed in Greece and internationally, the FSI Team provides insight into both the Business Intelligence and the Data Science behind the concept.

    Our COO, Bill Mexias, will introduce the Innovative Fantasy Sports Analytics portraying an athlete’s performance and allowing for further performance predictions.
    (Day 2, Friday 27 May 2022, 17.15 EEST).

        Vasileios PalaskasFSI’s Data Scientist, holder of MSc in Statistics and Research Associate at AUEB Sports Analytics Group, will present a Performance Evaluation of the EURO 2020 Soccer Players based on Fantasy Sports Points.

        (Day 2, Friday 27 May 2022, 17.25 EEST).

        The AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2022 (SAW2022) is the 6th conference in this workshop series that brings together professionals and academics with a common interest in applying cutting-edge quantitative methods on Sports.

        Topics include:

        • Mathematical and physical models in sports   
        • Performance measures and models 
        • Optimization of sports performance
        • Statistics and probability models
        • Match outcome models
        • Competitive strategy
        • Game theoretical models
        • Optimal tournament design and scheduling,
        • Decision support systems
        • Econometrics in sport 
        • Analysis of sporting technologies
        • Computationally intensive methods
        • Financial valuation in sport

      SAW 2022 Registration:

      SAW 2022 Official website:

      SAW 2022 Contact:
      groupsportsanalytics@gmail.gr  

      For queries about FSI and to get in touch with our Speakers, visit our Contact Page.

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