Operational Research Applied to Sports

Operational Research Applied to Sports

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Through key research papers from Palgrave's Journal of Operational Research, this book showcases how Operational Research can be applied to sports in a variety of ways, including: timetabling fixtures; scheduling officials; forecasting outcomes; optimizing tactics and strategy; analyzing the effects of rules and laws; planning issues, and performance measurement. The introductory chapter provides a broad overview with an examination of how this area has developed over time, and a look at its wide ranging applications to sports including football, tennis and cricket etc.... 147 peer group, 146 preventing, 146, 148 decisionsetting, in badminton scoring systems, 182a€“9 all doubles events, 188, ... 6a€“7, 131a€“6 actual uses of, 140a€“1 application to interruptions in team 2a#39;s innings, 133, 134 interruptions to team 1a#39;s innings, ... 146 LP model, 145a€“6 multiplier form, 145a€“6 nondiscretionary inputs and outputs, 147 peer group, 146 preventing, ... English cricket umpires, scheduling, 87a€“96 formulation of objective function, 93a€“4 future years, 95a€“6 hard constraints, anbsp;...

Title:Operational Research Applied to Sports
Author:Mike Wright
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-08-05


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