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Re: [APBR_analysis] Re: Play by Play Data

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  • Robert Bellotti
    As for data formats, I would think Excel or a tab-delimited text file would be useful. Bob Bellotti rbellotti@comcast.net ... From: Gilbert Jeiziner To:
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      As for data formats, I would think Excel or a tab-delimited text file would be useful.
       
       
      Bob Bellotti
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      Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 6:28 PM
      Subject: Re: [APBR_analysis] Re: Play by Play Data

      igor eduardo küpfer wrote:
      > I have all this, the nba.com and espn.com pbp files. Give me the weekend to
      > assemble it all into plain text, and then I will upload it to some website.

      did you have time to upload it? i would still be interested.

      >
      > In response to someone else (bobC?) I haven't done much analysis on the pbp
      > files. Writing a parser is beyond my meagre programming skills. I will
      > provide the data in hopes that some public spirited stathead will do the
      > same thing for basketball that Ray Kirby did for baseball.

      I can't promise anything as I need to dig into it first. but in
      what format the data could be compiled for others to be usefull
      could be defined inside this group. once i get hands on some data
      and enough time, i see what i can do and put up some data on a
      web site. right now, i'm working on the basic frame work to
      handle such data, which still needs some polishing.

      the way roland is doing it is quite good (takin' directly off of
      nba.com). anyone ever contacted roland about accessing raw data?
      they might not really like to leak that out as they are running a
      business with their site.

      Gilbert,

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