Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Statistical Analysis of Movie Screenplays

Big Data.  Business Analytics.  These are the recent buzzwords in business, and one area that economics majors can use to get good paying jobs.  In my Sports Economics course, we will make extensive use of real sports data and how to evaluate and analyze this data.  Here is a nice article on the use of statistical techniques of a film script "data" to help improve the financial performance of a movie, which is a little off the beaten path, but that is what makes in interesting as well.

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