A ranking method based on minimizing the number of in-sample errors.

This article introduces a simple Bayesian method for ranking college football teams. The parameter space is the set of all possible rankings, and individual game results are modeled by taking the odds that the lower ranked team wins to be B : 1, where B < 1. As a result, the likelihood for a given r...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Frey, Jesse
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2005
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:176346