Dynamics of the game in soccer : Detection of T-patterns

  title={Dynamics of the game in soccer : Detection of T-patterns},
  author={Oleguer Camerino and Javier Chaverri and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Anguera and Gudberg K. Jonsson},
Traditional approaches to the quantification of team sports have proved to be limited in their ability to identify complex structural regularities that, despite being unobservable, nonetheless underlie the development of the sporting contest between opposing teams. This paper describes a method for detecting the dynamics of play in professional soccer through the analysis of temporal patterns (T-patterns). The observation instrument used was SOF-5, which is especially designed for studying the… CONTINUE READING

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