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Who's number one? : the science of rating and ranking

Author: Amy N Langville; C D Meyer
Publisher: Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
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A website's ranking on Google can spell the difference between success and failure for a new business. This title offers an account of how scientific rating and ranking methods are created and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Langville, Amy N.
Who's number one?.
Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011036016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy N Langville; C D Meyer
OCLC Number: 812416886
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 247 pages) : illustrations
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.
Responsibility: Amy N. Langville and Carl D. Meyer.

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