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Construction of a Fair Ranking System and its Applications

Sunil, Sapre Chinmay (2016) Construction of a Fair Ranking System and its Applications. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata.

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    Abstract

    As the name suggests, this project deals with creating a ranking systems for various cases. The first case discussed in the project is when two teams or individuals play against each other at a time, as in case of cricket, football etc. The initial ranking system is improved by incorporating ties and home advantage factor into the model. We have then tested the performance of the model on ICC test matches data. The second case discussed is when three or more teams or individuals compete against each other at a time, as in case of Formula 1 racing. This model can be applied to rank the candidates in an interview. To rank the teams in the first case, Bradley-Terry Model is used. The same model is generalized to rank the teams in second case.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Supervisor: Dr. Satyaki Mazumder and Dr. Anil K. Ghosh
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Bradley-Terry Model; Fair Ranking System; Ranking System
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
    Divisions: Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
    Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2016 17:02
    Last Modified: 03 Aug 2016 17:03
    URI: http://eprints.iiserkol.ac.in/id/eprint/349

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