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Small World Network of Athletes: Graph Representation of the World Professional Tennis Player

Situngkir, Hokky (2007) Small World Network of Athletes: Graph Representation of the World Professional Tennis Player. [Departmental Technical Report]

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Abstract

The paper proposes an alternative way to observe and extract the multiple matches games of sports, i.e.: tennis tournament in the Athlete’s Historical Relative Performance Index and its representation as graph. The finding of the small world topology is elaborated along with further statistical patterns in the fashion of the weighted and directed network. The explanation of the sport tournament system as a highly optimized system is hypothetically proposed. Finally, some elaborations regarding to further directions of the usability of the proposed methodology is discussed.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Keywords:small-world network, sports and tournaments, historical relative performance index of athletes.
Subjects:Computer Science > Statistical Models
Computer Science > Dynamical Systems
Computer Science > Complexity Theory
Psychology > Social Psychology > Social simulation
Psychology > Social Psychology
ID Code:5621
Deposited By:Situngkir, Mr Hokky
Deposited On:28 Jul 2007
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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