Bounds for the final ranks during a round robin tournament

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accepted for publication 2020-01-07
  • This article answers two kinds of questions regarding the Bundesliga which is Germany's primary football (soccer) competition having the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. First "At any point of the season, what final rank will a certain team definitely reach?" and second "At any point of the season, what final rank can a certain team at most reach?". Although we focus especially on the Bundesliga, the models that we use to answer the two questions can easily be adopted to league systems that are similar to that of the Bundesliga.

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Author:Uwe Gotzes, Kai HoppmannORCiD
Document Type:ZIB-Report
Parent Title (German):Operational Research - An International Journal (ORIJ)
Date of first Publication:2019/09/09
Series (Serial Number):ZIB-Report (19-50)
Preprint:urn:nbn:de:0297-zib-74638
DOI:https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s12351-020-00546-w