- It seeks to provide skills to harness data driven insights in cricket via live online courses; Students can learn the fundamentals of data science while having fun
IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation is collaborating with GITAA, an IIT Madras-incubated company, to offer a cricket analytics course titled ‘Howzzat – Cricstats? Exploring the world of cricket analytics’ for aspiring sports data analysts and sports enthusiasts.
The objectives are to help participants explore the field of sports data analytics through real world case studies, introduce industry experts who can share their views on how analytics has influenced sports and to enable students understand the fundamentals of data science from top academicians.
This will be an online course that spans a duration of eight weeks. Founded by experienced academicians from IIT Madras, GITAA imparts training in Data Sciences, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
IITM Pravartak Technologies is a Section 8 Company housing the Technology Innovation Hub on Sensors, Networking, Actuators and Control Systems. It is funded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under its National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems and hosted by IIT Madras.
The increasing use of data-driven decision-making in sports has created a demand for professionals who can analyse and interpret data to provide valuable insights. This introductory course offers a deep dive into the world of sports data analytics with an emphasis on cricket. The course is designed to provide the student with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of data science along with practical examples from the field of cricket. IITM Pravartak Technologies will facilitate the course and GITAA will be the knowledge partner.
The course is designed by leading academicians in the data science field from IIT Madras and aims to provide aspiring sports data analysts and students with the skills required to analyze large amounts of data related to various aspects of the sport to gain insights, make informed decisions, and improve team and player performance.