Clare MacMahon

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Availability of small amount of data is a major barrier that challenges data mining methods in some applications. To overcome the low accuracy problem, due to system training, we propose a novel hybrid and deterministic approach and test it on rowing championship data. Rowing is a world championship and Olympic sport which requires strategic planning. For(More)
This paper presents work on using Machine Learning approaches for predicting performance patterns of medalists in Track Cycling Omnium championships. The omnium is a newly introduced track cycling competition to be included in the London 2012 Olympic Games. It involves six individual events and, therefore, requires strategic planning for riders and coaches(More)
The expertise paradigm was used in two studies to examine decision-making by rugby referees. Videoclips were used to assess infraction detection and knowledge base, or sources of information used. In Study 1, referees of high and low experience were compared, and in Study 2 referees and players were compared. Analysis by signal detection used a framework to(More)
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