Operational Research Applied To Sports

August 5, 2015|
Operational Research Applied To Sports by Mike Wright
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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.
Mike Wright is Professor of Operational Research at Lancaster University and has researched extensively in the area of OR in Sports since 1989. His main interests are: the practical implementations of sports timetabling and scheduling using complex metaheuristic methods; the analysis of tactics and strategy in sport; and the analysis o...
Title:Operational Research Applied To Sports
Product dimensions:250 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.63 in
Shipping dimensions:250 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.63 in
Published:August 5, 2015
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781137534651

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