Drafting NHL Players with the Help of Text Analytics


Text analytics and QDA Miner and WordStat software have many uses in many, many fields. In this blog we are posting a paper that combines the text analysis of scouting reports on potential National Hockey League players and performance metrics. This is used to create to a methodology to find the best players available by predicting future performance. In their analysis the authors used WordStat text mining software:  Text Mining of Scouting Reports as a Novel Data Source for Improving NHL Draft Analytics