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Algorithm for scoring/grading app

I'm building an application that assesses one's health by asking a series of questions. For example: On average, how many hours did you sleep each night during the past 4 weeks? Less than 5 hours 5 ...
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Scoring players over a set of games given # of games, distance traveled, and avg damage taken.

I have a game I am working on and would like to rank players in a leaderboard. How the game essentially works, a player has to make it between "vantage points" carrying some currency ("gold" in my ...
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Calculate fair score for a memory game

I'm working on a memory game and I would like to include a fair score system. The data I can use to calculate the score are: the number of cards played (6, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 30 or 36) the number of ...
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Method for scoring a test in which participants may be able to give more answers than there are questions?

I'm currently performing a study in which participants are being asked to listen to a continuous, changing musical tone and to answer when they detect a change and what they think that change ...
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Coming up with optimal scoring function

I have a dataset of bets made in a betting game. I want to rank the different players in the game based on total dollar value of bets they have made and number of bets they have made. I want to come ...
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Formula for contamination scoring system

I am trying to create a scoring system to show how contaminated a sample is.My aim is for the formula to yield one overall score, to indicate how "concerning" a sample is, i.e. the more it is ...
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Imbalance due to ELO rating

I want to use some rating system in my application. It will look like this: $TotalRating = rating_1*significanceCoefficient_1 + rating_2*significanceCoefficient_2 + ... + rating_n*...
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change detection formula most suited to analyse 3 vector changes

The following data is captured from the magnetic sensor of a device. This data has a time factor. The device is at times in motion and other times still How can one detect (using formula) if there ...
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Using Stats to provide a score for a daily rating with low sample size

Context We have a register of people in our database, with a record of teams and leaders. Every day we send out a survey to each team asking them to rate their leader on whether they performed a ...
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Formula to make larger number equate to a lesser value

I'm forming an algorithm to assign priority weights to certain jobs that need to be done. I need to integrate a factor of Must be done by time. Meaning, this job ...
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Formula for Auto-Scoring a piece of media based on user data

I have a program that contains a list of the user's watched shows. Within the program, there is a way to manually rank the shows, but i also want to add in a function that auto ranks a show based on ...
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Convert lowest number to highest score and highest number to lowest score

I apologise if this is something very basic, but I really struggle with maths! I am programming a system where the shorter the distance between two locations the higher the score will be out of say a ...
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Fairness on point distribution for problems

I'm running a contest, where each team that solves a problem gets a point value. The first team that solves a problem gets 5 points, second team gets 3 points, third team 2 points, all other 1 points. ...
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Algorithm for washing dishes

I am a math student and I would like to have your opinion about a problem I had in my life with my friends. We are a group of 7 friends, and we often eat together during the weekends. During the week ...
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What are some different approaches to scoring an old Stock price prediction?

I want to compare predictions of 2 different Stock Analysts and would like to assign a score to each prediction made by each of them in a way that they can be compared to decide who is the best ...
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Assigning a score to variable number of items

Forgive my lack of formal match knowledge - I'm a programmer and think there's probably an existing formula for my current problem, but am having trouble finding it or coming up with one on my own. I ...
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Score Based On Number of Games Played, and Average Score for All Games Played

I have two data points X: Number of Games Played (lowest: 1 highest: 1000) Y: Average of all game scores[sum of all game scores / number of games played] (lowest: 4 highest: 6.5) I don't have ...
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Calculating rating based on multiple counts

May be it is easy to calculate but I am stuck in this from last two days. I have web application which generates number of top brands and number of low brands. Now I want to calculate the overall ...
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Using ELO Ratings with Scoring Differential in R

I've been playing around with the EloRating package to generate ELO Ratings for basketball teams. The only issue is that this package (to my knowledge) only uses whether a team wins or loses (I ...
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Explanations on Scipy Gaussian Mixture score computation

I'm looking at Scipy's way of calculating the score of a sample in a Gaussain mixture model, and there is something I don't get. I'm taking as reference this definition: $$ \begin{align} p(\vec{x}) &...
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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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Graph theory problem: Disruption/destruction algorithm

I'm developing a tool that finds the pair of two nodes that disrupts the graph the most. My initial thought was that it is too complex to get the optimal solution so using a mathematical optimization ...
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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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Simple ranking/rating algorithm [closed]

Is there a Simple ranking/rating algorithm that calculates a score between 0 and 1 given a number of alerts along with its priority. For example: each system can produce "Low", "Medium" and "High" ...
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How to create a fair dynamic scoring system? [closed]

I am currently in the process of creating a game consisting of a fixed set of tasks of varying difficulty. Each player gets the same set of tasks to choose from and is awarded a certain number of ...
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Penalizing small values

I have the recency of each people of a given website computed as the number of days since last connexion. 0 for people who connected the same day of the analysis .....
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Weighted logarithmic ranking

I want to have a ranking of players by percentage of shots made, weighted by the total number of shots attempted. The weighting should follow a log scale, so for example Player A has 100% accuracy, ...
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Elo scoring system to include doubles play

We use an ELO rating system for a game at work and am looking for a solution to account for doubles games ($2 \times 2$), which takes into account your partner's and combined opponents' ability. It ...
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Relevance scoring mechanism for multiple parameters

I have a program which build few attributes those decide relevance between two objects. attributes are $a_1, a_2, a_3$ Now what are different weighing or scoring mechanism to accumulate all three ...
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How to calculate effect of different variables/parameters on a quantity?

I am developing a game for iOS. In the game I have around eight different parameters that directly affect the score of the player. We can say that these eight variables decide the difficulty of the ...
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Fan speed algorithm

I'm a programmer an I think my problem related to mathematics! I want when CPU have a static percentage of load (for example $10\%$) fan also have static rpm (Rotations per minute). But for now I have ...
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Algorithm for risky investments in banks

I made the following programming question on stack overflow but the users said it was more of math question. Here it is. Situation You start with a fixed amount of money, take it as $\$1000$. You ...
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Algorithm to calculate rating based on multiple reviews (using both review score and quantity)

First of all I must state that I am not a mathematician, so please correct me if I use wrong terminology. I am building a web application which needs to calculate the rating for each entity based on ...
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Creating a scoring algorithm for voting app

I have just created what I thought to be a good scoring algorithm until I looked at some demo results. It now looks pretty floored though I have a table with a number of images I have another table ...
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Board Game Score Calculation Suggestions?

My coworkers and I play board games at lunch. We've taken it so seriously that I've written an application to calculate a "player score" based on how you place in each game played. Here's how it ...
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Improving the Elo rating system to account for game results

I am looking for a ranking system for office table tennis. The popular option is the Elo rating system http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elo_rating_system. This system is also popular in Chess I believe ...
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Rating system for 2 vs 2, 2 vs 1 and 1 vs 1 game

We play football table in such configurations: 2 vs 2 players 2 vs 1 1 vs 1 Team (consisting of 1 or 2 players) wins the single game when they score 10th goal. I would like to introduce a rating ...
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An algorithm to rate players in team?

I would like to design an algorithm to rate players in a team sport. One team of N players plays a match against another team of N players. The individual players will possibly change, from match to ...
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Logistic Scoring Correction

"Consider the logistic curve $f(x)=\frac{1}{1+e^{-bx}}, -1 \leq x \leq 1$. We wish to use this curve to make a scoring correction formula $g(x)$ for an $n$ item test. The domain and range are both $[0,...
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Percent Error of a Typical Exam

In the Japanese national mathematics exam system, students are asked to work questions and bubble in the last digit of the answer. Thus the "scantron" form has ten possible answers for each question: ...
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Tips, tutorials, help for writing an algorithm

I'm struggling with the concepts of writing a formula that will help me tease out certain characteristics of strings I'm comparing. I know this is mathexchange, but bear with me. Essentially, I have ...