Data Modeling

January 29, 2020

Making the Pass, Part 1: Parameter Optimization with KNIME

With the Super Bowl just around the corner here in the United States, I recently found myself trying to think of a football-themed blog posting.  Based on the football theme, I decided to create a post about a fundamental aspect of the game: throwing the ball to a receiver (a “pass” in American football parlance.)  It is a simple operation that, with a little bit of practice, most people can perform intuitively without any knowledge of the physics equations that govern the projectile motion of the ball and the linear motion of the receiver.  Maybe it would be possible to […]