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Operational research applied to sports

Author: Mike Wright
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire [UK] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: OR essentials series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book to provide a broad look at how Operational Research methods can be applied practically to the field of sports, with applications including timetabling, scheduling, and strategy.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Wright
ISBN: 1137534672 9781137534675
OCLC Number: 923345503
Description: 1 online resource (x, 250 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The Optimal Aiming Line 3. Planning Urban Recreational Facilities With Integer Goal Programming 4. Using Hypergames To Model Difficult Social Issues: An Approach To The Case Of Soccer Hooliganism. 5. Optimal Strategies For The Game Of Darts 6. Dynamic Programming In One-Day Cricket - Optimal Scoring Rates 7. Scheduling English Cricket Umpires 8. Computer Forecasting Of Australian Rules Football For A Daily Newspaper 9. Timetabling County Cricket Fixtures Using A Form Of Tabu Search 10. A Fair Method For Resetting The Target In Interrupted One-Day Cricket Matches 11. Measuring The Performance Of Nations At The Summer Olympics Using Data Envelopment Analysis 12. The Professional Foul In Football - Tactics And Deterrents 13. A Mathematical Analysis Of Badminton Scoring Systems 14. A Branch-And-Price Algorithm For Scheduling Sport Leagues 15. Optimal Challenges In Tennis
Series Title: OR essentials series.
Responsibility: edited by Mike Wright.

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"Operational Research Applied to Sports is one of a series of books published by Palgrave which introduces OR as it is applied to a variety of fields. ... the book contains thirteen papers that had Read more...

 
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