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Mathematically ranking ranking methods

May 26, 2011

In a world where everything from placement in a Google search result to World Cup eligibility depends on ranking and numerical ratings of some kind, it is becoming increasingly important to analyze the algorithms and techniques that underlie such ranking methods in order to ensure fairness, eliminate bias and tailor them to specific applications.

A paper published this month in the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing analyzes three commonly used

Source:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-05/sfia-mrr052411.php

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