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Selection by pairwise comparisons with limited resources

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We analyze different methods of sorting and selecting a set of objects by their intrinsic value, via pairwise comparisons whose outcome is uncertain. After discussing the limits of repeated Round Robins, two new methods are presented: The ran-fil requires no previous knowledge on the set under consideration, yet displaying good performances even in the least favorable case. The min-ent method sets a benchmark for optimal dynamic tournaments design.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Vol/bind338
Udgave nummer3-4
Sider (fra-til)596-604
Antal sider9
ISSN0378-4371
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 15 jul. 2004

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