Friday Hacks #170, March 15

Posted on by Hao Wei

We’re back from recess week! Hope everyone had a good break and that midterms went well.

Date/Time: Friday, March 15 at 7:00pm
Venue: Seminar Room 5, Level 2, Town Plaza, University Town, NUS

A Markov Chain Model for Hockey Playoff Gambling

Talk Description:

Learn how to lose money quickly by gambling with this one simple trick!

We present a quantitative betting strategy for National Hockey League (NHL) playoff games. While we don’t promise positive returns, we hope to provide a unique application of logistic regression and Markov chains to predicting sporting event results.

Speaker Profile

Jonathan Chow is a third-year exchange student from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He studies mathematical finance and has interned in algorithmic trading and portfolio construction.

Supported by:

NUS Enterprise

The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs.

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