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Aug. 12, 2013 7:22 am

Tracking the performance of baseball umpires with Data Science MD [Events]

An exploration of sports analytics will feature talks on monitoring secondary markets for game tickets, like StubHub, and grading the performance of umpires using PITCHF/x, which tracks the speeds and trajectories of pitched baseballs.

Get your free coffee and bagels at this month’s Columbia TechBreakfast on Wednesday morning. On Thursday, join the Data Science MD Meetup for a talk on sports analytics. And on Friday, it’s the finale showcase of the Aerial Pursuits MakerCamp, during which elementary and high school students learned about paper airplanes, rocketry and unmanned aerial vehicles.

 

Columbia TechBreakfast: August’s installment of the popular monthly startup showcase. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 8 a.m. Loyola University Maryland Columbia Campus, 8890 McGaw Rd., Howard County. RSVP. FREE.

Data Science MD Meetup: An exploration of sports analytics will feature talks on monitoring secondary markets for game tickets, like StubHub, and grading the performance of umpires using PITCHF/x, which tracks the speeds and trajectories of pitched baseballs. Thursday, Aug. 15, 6:15 p.m. AOL/Ad.com, 1020 Hull St., Tide Point, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.

Aerial Pursuits Showcase: It’s the finale of the Aerial Pursuits MakerCamp, held at the Digital Harbor Tech Center. Students in the camp will be sharing designs and concepts they’ve learned in regard to making paper airplanes, rockets and unmanned aerial vehicles. Friday, Aug. 16, noon. Digital Harbor Tech Center, 1045 Light St., Federal Hill, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.

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