Sep 23–26, 2019
Patrick Lucey

Patrick Lucey
Chief Scientist, Stats Perform

Website | @patricklucey

Patrick Lucey is the chief scientist of artificial intelligence at Stats Perform, where his goal is to maximize the value of the 35+ years worth of sports data. His main research interests are in artificial intelligence and interactive machine learning in sporting domains. Previously, Patrick spent five years at Disney Research, where he conducted research into automatic sports broadcasting using large amounts of spatiotemporal tracking data, and was a postdoctoral researcher at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, conducting research on automatic facial expression recognition. He holds a BEng (EE) from the University of Southern Queensland and a PhD from QUT, Australia. He was a coauthor of the best paper at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference and in 2017 and 2018 was coauthor of best paper runner-up at the same conference. Patrick has also won best paper awards at the INTERSPEECH (2007) and the Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) (2014) international conferences.


10:30am10:45am Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 3E
Patrick Lucey (Stats Perform)
Imagine watching sports and being able to immediately find all plays that are similar to what just happened. Better still, imagine being able to draw a play with the Xs and Os on an interface like a coach draws on a chalkboard and instantaneously finding all the similar plays and conduct analytics on those plays. Join Patrick Lucey to see how this is possible. Read more.

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