Statistical Analysis of K-League Data using Poisson Model

Kim, Yang-Jin

  • Received : 2012.06.25
  • Accepted : 2012.09.24
  • Published : 2012.10.31


Several statistical models for bivariate poisson data are suggested and used to analyze 2011 K-league data. Our interest is composed of two purposes: The first purpose is to exploit potential attacking and defensive abilities of each team. Particular, a bivariate poisson model with diagonal inflation is incorporated for the estimation of draws. A joint model is applied to estimate an association between poisson distribution and probability of draw. The second one is to investigate causes on scoring time of goals and a regression technique of recurrent event data is applied. Some related future works are suggested.


Bivariate poisson data;diagonal inflation model;K-league;random effect;recurrent event data


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Supported by : National Research Fund