Operational Research Applied to Sports Hardback
Edited by Mike Wright, Susan Perry
Part of the OR Essentials series
Through key research papers from Palgrave's Journal of Operational Research, this book showcases how Operational Research can be applied to sports in a variety of ways, including: timetabling fixtures; scheduling officials; forecasting outcomes; optimizing tactics and strategy; analyzing the effects of rules and laws; planning issues, and performance measurement.
The introductory chapter provides a broad overview with an examination of how this area has developed over time, and a look at its wide ranging applications to sports including football, tennis and cricket etc.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 250 pages, X, 250 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 05/08/2015
- Category: Research & development management
- ISBN: 9781137534651