[FoRK] Baseball was Re: Mining humans was Re: Big Data
Gregory Alan Bolcer
greg at bolcer.org
Tue Feb 7 06:59:25 PST 2012
The teams that have the most money are effective.
The teams that have the most runs are efficient.
Effectiveness versus efficiency is a long standing philosophical divide
in information theory.
Moneyball showed that an elegantly efficient team can get the same
results as an effective team without the same amount of money, thus
challenging the conventional wisdom.
On 2/7/2012 5:41 AM, Adam L Beberg wrote:
> ... which are the teams with the most money. Funny that.
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