What is it about?
Identifying the routes run by wide receivers in the National Football League using Next Gen Stats player location tracking data algorithmically rather than manually.
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Why is it important?
This is important because we can label 35,000 routes in a consistent manner rather than by manually labeling routes by watching film
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This page is a summary of: Route identification in the National Football League, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, June 2020, De Gruyter, DOI: 10.1515/jqas-2019-0047.
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