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Amy Langville and Carl Meyer provide the first comprehensive overview of the mathematical algorithms and methods used to rate and rank sports teams, political candidates, products, web pages, and more. In a series of interesting asides, Langville and Meyer provide fascinating insights into the ingenious contributions of many of the field's pioneers. They survey and compare
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Hardcover, 266 pages

Published
2012
by Princeton University Press

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Mathematicians with a research (or hobby) interest in generating rankings will particularly enjoy having all the available details of many well-known ranking systems collected in one volume. The math is all here, along with the motivation, the practical issues ...more

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