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Ryan McShane

Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics

Amherst College

Biography

Ryan McShane is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics at Amherst College. His research interests include intransitivity in paired comparisons, sports analytics, nonparametric methods, and interdisciplinary research.

Interests

  • Intransitivity in Paired Comparisons
  • Sports Analytics
  • Nonparametric Methods

Education

  • Ph.D. in Statistical Science, 2019

    Southern Methodist University

  • M.S. in Statistical Science, 2016

    Southern Methodist University

  • M.S. in Applied Statistics, 2013

    The University of Texas at San Antonio

  • B.S. in Mathematics, 2009

    St. Mary's University (Texas)

Selected Talks

Using a Large GPS Dataset to Enhance Survey Matching

NOAA Fisheries is the United States’ federal steward of their nation’s ocean resources. To this end, they currently collect data on …

CRSP: Modeling Stochastically Intransitive Relationships between NBA Teams

If the Warriors beat the Rockets and the Rockets beat the Spurs, does that mean that the Warriors are better than the Spurs? …

CRSP: Modeling Stochastically Intransitive Relationships between NBA Teams

If the Warriors beat the Rockets and the Rockets beat the Spurs, does that mean that the Warriors are better than the Spurs? …

Publications

The Impact of Nonsampling Errors on Estimators of Catch from Electronic Reporting Systems

The National Marine Fisheries Service is the agency charged with estimating the number of fish removed from US oceans by recreational …

Modeling Stochastically Intransitive Relationships in Paired Comparison Data

If the Warriors beat the Rockets and the Rockets beat the Spurs, does that mean that the Warriors are better than the Spurs? …

Skills (Σ=1)

R and SAS

25%

Probability

15%

Statistics

25%

Intransitivity

25%

Basketball Analytics

10%