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Ranking from unbalanced paired-comparison data. (English) Zbl 0618.62077
It is proposed that for ranking objects or players in an incomplete paired-comparison experiment or tournament with at most one comparison per pair, the score of a player, C, be the total number of (a) wins of players defeated by C minus losses of players to whom C lost, plus (b) C’s wins minus C’s losses. A tied match counts as half a win plus half a loss. More general tournaments can be treated similarly.

62J15 Paired and multiple comparisons; multiple testing
62F07 Statistical ranking and selection procedures
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