Friday Hacks #170, March 15
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We’re back from recess week! Hope everyone had a good break and that midterms went well.
Date/Time: Friday, March 15 at 6:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room 5, Level 2, Town Plaza, University Town, NUS
Free pizza is served before the talks.
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A Markov Chain Model for Hockey Playoff Gambling
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.
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.
The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs.