Secondary Data Analysis

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Secondary Data Analysis

  1. 1. Secondary Data Analysis of the Asian Football Cup 2011: Goal Scoring and FIFA Ranking<br />Keith Lyons<br />University of Canberra, Australia<br />
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  3. 3. Main Points of This Presentation<br /><ul><li>Increasing availability of public data …
  4. 4. Supporting secondary data analysis …
  5. 5. Raising questions about curation</li></li></ul><li>
  6. 6. <ul><li>90 goals were scored in the whole Tournament.
  7. 7. 64 goals were scored in 24 Group Games.
  8. 8. 26 goals were scored in the 8 Knockout Games. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>December 2010 FIFA rankings were used to record performance against ranking in the Tournament.
  9. 9. Higher ranked teams won 21 games, drew 4 games and lost 7 games.
  10. 10. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, China PR, Jordan and Australia lost to lower ranked teams. </li></li></ul><li>The team that scored first <br />won or drew <br />28 of 31 games played.<br />(There was one game that ended 0-0.)<br />
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  12. 12. <ul><li>Researchers are able to access rich data about performance from websites …
  13. 13. They are managing the risk of using these data services …
  14. 14. The availability of these data will nourish the growth of secondary data and meta analysis research.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>In addition to the validity, reliability and accuracy of the data …
  15. 15. There must be a strategic approach to the curation of Uniform Resource Identifiers (uri), Uniform Resource Locators (url) and Uniform Resource Names (urn) …</li></li></ul><li>PURL<br />
  16. 16. … are Uniform Resource Locators (urls) that act as permanent identifiers in the face of a dynamic and changing Web infrastructure. <br />This provides continuity of references to network resources that may migrate from machine to machine for business, social or technical reasons.<br />
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  18. 18. This brief paper is presented as a contribution to the discussion of consuming,learning about, creating and sharing web resources. <br />
  19. 19. Produsing<br />(Produce and Use)<br />
  20. 20. We need to consider our roles as creators and curators of shared resources. <br />
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  22. 22. http://keithlyons.wordpress.com/analysing-performance/asian-cup-qatar-2011/<br />

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