Time-dependent network algorithm for ranking in sports

London, András and Németh, József and Németh, Tamás: Time-dependent network algorithm for ranking in sports. Acta cybernetica, (21) 3. pp. 495-506. (2014)

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Abstract

In this paper a novel ranking method which may be useful in sports like tennis, table tennis or American football, etc. is introduced and analyzed. In order to rank the players or teams, a time-dependent PageRank based method is applied on the directed and weighted graph representing game results in a sport competition. The method was examined on the results of the table tennis competition of enthusiastic sport-loving researchers of the Institute of Informatics at the University of Szeged. The results of our method were compared by several popular ranking techniques. We observed that our approach works well in general and it has a good predictive power.

Item Type: Article
Event Title: Symposium on Programming Languages and Software Tools, 13th, August 26-27, 2013, Szeged, Hungary
Journal or Publication Title: Acta cybernetica
Date: 2014
Volume: 21
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 495-506
ISSN: 0324-721X
Language: angol
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14232/actacyb.21.3.2014.13
Uncontrolled Keywords: Informatika
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 505-506. és a lábjegyzetekben
Date Deposited: 2016. Oct. 17. 10:37
Last Modified: 2018. Jun. 05. 15:45
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/34481

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