Saturday, 4 March 2017

Analyzing Jeopardy in R – The College Championship effect.

How much easier or harder is the Jeopardy! College Championship than regular Jeopardy? In the College Championship Jeopardy!. In this tournament, 1 undergraduate student from each of 15 U.S. post-secondary schools compete in a tournament of elimination rounds. The intended audience of the categories are different than it is for regular Jeopardy shows. Some of the clues referred to new and popular video games, and neologisms like 'woke'. 

To me, the College Championship questions were qualitatively easier, but for the sake of tracking, I want to measure that. The following method will also work if you find the College Championship questions harder than those from the regular show.