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Who's #1? : the science of rating and ranking / Amy N. Langville and Carl D. Meyer.

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Author/Creator:
Langville, Amy N.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 247 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Title Variation:
Who's number one
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-240) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction to ranking
  • Massey's method
  • Colley's method
  • Keener's method
  • Elo's system
  • The Markov method
  • The offense-defense rating method
  • Ranking by reordering methods
  • Point spreads
  • User preference ratings
  • Handling ties
  • Incorporating weights
  • "What if--" scenarios and sensitivity
  • Rank aggregation : part 1
  • Rank aggregation : part 2
  • Methods of comparison
  • Data
  • Epilogue.
Contributor:
Meyer, C. D. (Carl Dean)
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780691154220
0691154228

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