Item description for Economics, Management and Optimization in Sports by Sergiy Butenko, Jaime Gil-Lafuente, Panos M. Pardalos & Juan Antonio Samaranch...
This book presents the up-to-date research developments in economics, management and optimization applied to sports, which would be of interest to researchers and practitioners in sports industry, and could be used as supplementary reading in related courses and seminars. In particular, the volume contains research papers and reviews addressing the following issues: methods for ranking teams and evaluating players' performance; techniques for predicting outcomes of sport competitions; economics for professional leagues; optimal strategies in sports; optimal referee assignment techniques; scheduling and managing sport tournaments. The specific sports discussed in the book include American football, soccer, baseball, cricket, basketball, track and field, and hockey.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Feb 20, 2004
ISBN 3540207120 ISBN13 9783540207122
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Sergiy Butenko has an academic affiliation as follows - Texas A&M University, College Station, USA.