A taxonomy of sports rating systems

  title={A taxonomy of sports rating systems},
  author={R. T. Stefani},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A},
Systems analysis is applied to a milieu of sports rating systems (SRS’s) resulting in a unifying taxonomy. Each SRS operates in three phases: evaluation of sports performance, weighting of the evaluated performance and creation of a rating for each competitor using the weighted evaluated performance. In the first phase, sports are classified as: combat sports where each competitor tries to control the opponent (e.g., boxing and fencing),object sports where each competitor tries to control an… CONTINUE READING

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