SumerSports Show - Episode 76


Scott Nestler, Director of Research and Development at SumerSports, joins the podcast to discuss his recent research into the science behind decision-making in the NFL.

2:26 intro to Scott Nestler

5:36 a discussion of the book Mathletics

12:14 an introduction of Scott’s articles on decision theory

16:02 decision trees and backward induction

18:42 other applications of the expected value framework outside of football

22:20 a discussion of Scott’s second article: alternate strategies to problem solving

26:30 maximin on the defensive side of the ball

28:50 a preview of Scott’s upcoming article in the series

Scott’s Book: Mathletics


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