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Primer – Who are the Greeks? 2018 Edition

The Greeks is the collective name given to a series of Elo rating models for tracking performance of rugby league teams and forecasting the outcomes of games. I usually refer to them as if the philosopher himself was making the prediction, even though the Greeks have mostly been dead for a couple thousand years and certainly would never have heard of rugby league or Arpad Elo.

The differences between each Greek are on the subtle side, with the intention of measuring different things. You may want to revisit primers from last year:

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