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Social Networks and the Economics of Sports

Editors: Pardalos, Panos M., Zamaraev, Victor (Eds.)

  • 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
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Panos M. Pardalos serves as Distinguished Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Florida. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the Computer and Information Science Department, the Hellenic Studies Center and the Biomedical Engineering Program. He is also the Director of the Center for Applied Optimization. Dr. Pardalos is a world leading expert in global and combinatorial optimization. His recent research interests include network design problems, optimization in telecommunications, e-commerce, data mining, biomedical applications, and massive computing.

Victor Zamaraev serves as Research Fellow of the Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Network Analysis at the National Research University, Higher School of Economics. He is also a lecturer at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Informatics of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia, and at the Department of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of the N.I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod. His teaching and research interests are in the area of discrete mathematics with a focus on enumerative and structural graph theory.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • The Impact of Social Networks on Sports

    Pardalos, Panos M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • Application of Income Approach for Valuation of Football Club

    Solntsev, Ilia

    Pages 9-40

  • The Interesting Case of Portugal in the Economy of Sport

    Tomé, Eduardo

    Pages 41-57

  • Senior Sport Tourism in Russia

    Sheresheva, Marina (et al.)

    Pages 59-73

  • Evaluation in Sports Performance

    Park, Jae-Hyeon (et al.)

    Pages 75-87

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-08440-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-08439-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 28, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-37614-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Networks and the Economics of Sports
Editors
  • Panos M. Pardalos
  • Victor Zamaraev
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-08440-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-08440-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-08439-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37614-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 170
Number of Illustrations and Tables
44 b/w illustrations
Topics