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### Algorithms for experimental design and analysis of pairwise comparisons

I'm trying to create a model to predict an outcome ('Y') where there is minimal 'real' data on what contributes to Y. The high-level solution to this problem is to use a 'Knowledge Elicitation Process'...
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### How related are the magnitude of surreal number combinatorial game values and the propensity to win in spite of potential mistakes?

Surreal numbers are used to represent values of positions in partizan games with perfect information and discrete outcomes (win/lose or win/draw/lose). The primary example is Blue-Red Hackenbush, but ...
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### Z-score without standard deviation

I have an algorithm which implements z-score for detecting outliers. However, I am implementing this algorithm in an FPGA, where I can't compute standard deviation, it is a very complex operation. Is ...
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### A "perfect" (chess) rating system

Assume we want to have a player rating system with the following conditions: For simplicity, no draws. If A wins against B with ratings $a,b$, their new ratings are $a'=f(a,b),b'=g(a,b)$. Most ...
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### Construction of a scoring function to prioritize workers for a job depending on two properties

I have been trying to define a score function in order to prioritize a worker or another for a job depending on two properties of that worker. If the worker has a negative result in the function, they ...
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### Normalized quantity weighted scoring algorithm

I am trying to keep track of a persons opinion, positive or negative in a set of n categories. I do this with a series of questions that each have a positive or negative connotation (ranging from -1 ...
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### Combining scores with different ranges, magnitudes and distributions

I am trying to combine a few different metrics into a single metric, then attempt to compare that single metric when I change the input metrics values. These input values must also have an adjustable ...
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### What kind of problem is the Potter Kata? Is there a general solution?

I recently completed the Book Store exercise on Exercism. It is a copy of the Potter Kata from Coding Dojo. The basic premise is that a bookstore wants to promote sales of a particular book series. ...
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### Formula for Weighted Review Ratings

For my own personal calculations, I need a way to combine ratings of businesses into one weighted rating. I want my weighted rating to take into account how many people gave the rating as well as ...
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### Algorithm to calculate score/rating based on multiple performance based indicators

First of all, have to confess that my math skills are not the best and i would appreciate if you could please keep your response as simple as possible (preferably in layman's term). I'm trying to ...
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### Family critical of my Come Dine with Me scoring system.

My family and I have been arguing for years about a fun 'Come Dine with Me' competition we held between the six of us. If you're not familiar with the show, a group of people all host a dinner party, ...
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### What is the best formula for combining two parameters with different priority?

I have a pretty general question: I'm working on my thesis and I took an online test from some people. I want to assign score to each person based on number of their correct answer (C) and their ...
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### how to score a vector considering values at every level

I have two vectors x and y ( shown here ). I want to have a greater score for the vector which has a first greater value at any index/level starting from a to d. As it can be seen that vector x has ...
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### Domino game maximum achievable points

Given is a domino parts set with typical 28 parts from [ | ] to [6|6]. ...
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### I am struggling with eqation/algorith to adjust (normalize) user ratings according to their recency, number and user profile strenght;

I have three main categories which need to receive a ranking dependent on the ranking provided by user ratings ranging from 1 to 5 (whole numbers) on three qualitative characteristics (with equal ...
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### Combining two or more probabilities

I'm trying to simplify a win/loss simulation. The situation is as follows: Let's say there are two players A and B where: When A goes into a battle, it's probability of a win is 0.1 (10%) When B ...
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### Applying the Fowlkes–Mallows Index for my clustering evaluation

I am currently working on evaluating the result of my clustering algorithm against a predefined clustering "gold standard" data set. According to my research the Fowlkes-Mallows Index should be a ...
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### How to characterize (number and size) a group of clusters

I don't know how to describe this question succinctly to Google if there is a method for doing this kind of thing so perhaps someone will know of something and point me in the right direction. I have ...
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### Calculation to find the draft value of a fantasy football player

I'm a programmer working on an online fantasy football draft board. In this I would like to find the best and worst draft pick per team based on the projected number of fantasy points for the drafted ...
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