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Presents latest research on applications of optimization and scheduling in sports management
Provides an overview of the state of the art in scientific models for addressing complex challenges in sports management and sports administration
Presents recent results from studies into the arising field of social networks and their impact on sports
This book presents recent research developments in social networks, economics, management, marketing and optimization applied to sports. The volume will be of interest to students, researchers, managers from sports, policy makers and as well athletes. In particular the book contains research papers and reviews addressing the following issues: social network tools for player selection, movement and pricing in team sports, methods for ranking teams and evaluating players' performance, economics and marketing issues related to sports clubs, techniques for predicting outcomes of sports competitions, optimal strategies in sports, scheduling and managing sports tournaments, optimal referee assignment techniques and the economics and marketing of sports entertainment.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Optimal Strategies - Player Selection - Pricing in Team Sports - Social Networks - Sports - Sports Management