Mr Oliver George Stevenson

BSc Otago, BSc (Hons) Auck., MSc Auck.

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

I originally completed a Bachelor of Science in 2014 at the University of Otago, majoring in statistics and minoring in psychology. In 2015 I returned to my hometown of Auckland, where I have since completed a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and Master of Science, majoring in statistics, at the University of Auckland.

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Research | Current

The main focus of my research is on developing new statistical models and applications for the sport of cricket.

Teaching | Current

I currently assist in the teaching and tutoring of the following papers:

  • STATS 101/G
  • STATS 310/732
  • STATS 330
  • STATS 331
  • STATS 340/741

In the past I have assisted in the tutoring of the following papers:

  • STATS 201/208
  • STATS 326

Areas of expertise

  • Sporting statistics
  • Bayesian inference
  • Statistical computing

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Stevenson, O. G., & Brewer, B. J. (2017). Bayesian survival analysis of batsmen in Test cricket. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 13 (1), 25-36. 10.1515/jqas-2016-0090
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brendon Brewer
  • Stevenson, O. G. (2017). The nervous 90s: A Bayesian analysis of batting in Test cricket The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/33031

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
Level 3, Room 376
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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