Rankings in Sport by Pairwise Comparison and League Table

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Sebastian Sitarz 1,*

1. Institute of Mathematics, University of Silesia, Poland

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2013.12.04

Received: 10 Sep. 2013 / Revised: 6 Oct. 2013 / Accepted: 5 Nov. 2013 / Published: 8 Dec. 2013

Index Terms

Olympic ranking, medal table, sport.


This article describes a method of creating rankings in sport (medal tables). First, the countries are pairwise compared by area of the feasible points for which they are better. These feasible points correspond to gold, silver and bronze medals. After pairwise comparison we use the method of league table to rank the countries.

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Sebastian Sitarz, "Rankings in Sport by Pairwise Comparison and League Table", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.5, no.12, pp. 24-30, 2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2013.12.04


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