Manipulating Tournaments in Cup and Round Robin Competitions

Abstract

In sports competitions, teams can manipulate the result by, for instance, throwing games. We show that we can decide how to manipulate round robin and cup competitions, two of the most popular types of sporting competitions in polynomial time. In addition, we show that finding the minimal number of games that need to be thrown to manipulate the result can… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-04428-1_3

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@inproceedings{Russell2009ManipulatingTI, title={Manipulating Tournaments in Cup and Round Robin Competitions}, author={Tyrel Russell and Toby Walsh}, booktitle={ADT}, year={2009} }