Rajiv Maheswaran

The math behind basketball's wildest moves

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Basketball is a fast-moving game of improvisation, contact and, ahem, spatio-temporal pattern recognition. Rajiv Maheswaran and his colleagues are analyzing the movements behind the key plays of the game, to help coaches and players combine intuition with new data. Bonus: What they're learning could help us understand how humans move everywhere.

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Rajiv Maheswaran · Researcher

Using advanced data analysis tools, Rajiv Maheswaran and Second Spectrum help make basketball teams smarter.

Using advanced data analysis tools, Rajiv Maheswaran and Second Spectrum help make basketball teams smarter.