Lists of student course projects

2016

Sports

Games

Finance and economics

Human society

Data and prediction

Science topics

Probability models

2014

Sports and Games

Finance, business

Human society

Miscellaneous

2011

Sports

Finance/economic prediction

Insurance/Health

Politics

Physical sciences

Miscellaneous

2008

Sports

Timothy Wong: Probability and the NBA Draft Lottery.
Steven Lea: Tanking in sports.
Wing Yip Fung : Probability on Bowling scoring.
Irwin Liu : NBA Conspiracy Theory.
Andrew Duong: Bias in Olympic scoring?
Kai-An Tsai : NBA Home Court Advantage.
Ankur Bhatia : Greyhound Racing Place Probabilities.
Rami Totari : Bowl Championship Series (BCS).
Jeff Gonda : NFL and NCAA football point spread analysis.
Aaron Solomon ; Beer Pong: The What, How and Why.
Dandan Zhang: Betting on soccer.
Anshul Shah : The Study of Prediction Markets.
David Klein: Statistical analysis of baseball prediction markets.

Finance

Shan Shan Hou and Allen Ly : Stock Market.
Joyce Wong : Examining the stock market using the random walk model.
Lilei Yuan and Le Yin : Kelley Strategy and Its Efficiency.
Ryan Chang and Tianqi Zhu and Chris Lin : Credit Risk Management.
Ying Yip and JingZhuo-Kyle Jiang : Six Sigma.

Movies

Alec Kennedy : Predicting Box Office Success
Nate Lorenzen: Movie critics and their ratings.
Nicki Wells : Likeminded Movie Opinions.

Elections

Aneesh Kadakia: Election Result Predictor models.
Laura Williams : The Bradley effect.

Miscellaneous

Deviyani Gurung: Structure of networks.
Hing Lun (Steven) So and Samuel Li : Psychology of probability.
Shirley Liu and Janet Luo and Jerry Wang : Chinese-Character Input system.
Li Ma : Choosing the Smallest Number.
Bernard Niu and Maddie McCarthy and Danny Chia: Truth or Myth: Planes are always late! (A Statistical Analysis of Flight Delays).
Jack Andrzejewski : Environmental Actuaries: The Probability of Tree Survival.

2006

Sports

Jonathan Lee: NCAA final four: predictable or random?
Andrew Park: The 2006 NCAA basketball tournament: predictions, results and statistical factors.
Dennis Moy: Luck in major league baseball playoffs.
Gloria Wu and Lei Zhang: Predicting NBA basketball results.
Tommy Lu and Angela Zhang: Strategies in fantasy NBA basketball.
Ming Wu: Randomness within soccer games.

Risks

Sonah Kang: Risk - cancer.
Jennifer Cheng and Wing Tam: Risk of infant mortality.
Jason Yim: Asteroids: risk in perspective.

Simulation studies

Tammy Lee: Simulation of artificial ant networks.
Omar Jabri and Kent Wong: Self-organized criticality: simulation and application.
Itamar Landau. The evolution of cooperation:the spatial public goods game.
J. Chris Campbell: Adaptive strategies for the Swedish Lottery game.

Psychology and probability

Rosanna Li: The psychology of luck.
Jennifer Huang and Christine Lin and Michael Tsang: A "finding money" experiment.
Rose Cendak and Rebecca Graff: Risk aversion in games of chance.

Stock market

Timothy Wu: Monte Carlo simulation in option pricing and risk management.
Chris Chow and Kevin Li: Predicting the S&P 500.
Jiho Han: Time-variant CAPM: learning about factor loading.

Miscellaneous

Nicholas Gowdy: Beliefs, actions and philosophy: an examination of philosophy through statistics.
Ricky Sun: Risk modelling and decision making trees.
Fayd Shelley: Collaboration graphs.
Arpine Paltajian: Can you mix business cards by shaking a box?
Bao Nguyen and Alex Young: Predicting box office receipts.
Ivy Lin: Does astrology work?
Anastasiya Denisova and Denis Lankin: Life in the Universe.