Statistic Harvesting

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Statistic Harvesting 

Post#1 » by Alfred » Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:54 pm

Hello there, this has been something that I've been interested in for a while now; how do sites like basketball-reference.com and other sites get their statistics input into their website?

They obviously have a program that harvests all of the boxscores from every game, and then feeds them into different formulas that interperate the raw data.

My question is: is there an open source and/or free version of that software available on the internet?
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Re: Statistic Harvesting 

Post#2 » by rrravenred » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:49 am

Apparently from a commercial data provider. \

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Re: Statistic Harvesting 

Post#3 » by CellarDoor » Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:27 am

Statistical analysis software beyond Excel is rarely free, and for something that complicated, you need it. Personally, I use stata, which would do a fine job of it. I'm not sure what the folks on those sites use though.
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