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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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A ranking for the Olympic Games with unitary input DEA models

João Carlos C. B. Soares de Mello, Lidia Angulo-Meza and Brenda P. Branco da Silva.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

There is no official method to establish a final ranking for the Olympic Games. The usual ranking is based on the lexicographic multicriteria method, the main drawback of which is to...

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A recurrent-events survival analysis of the duration of Olympic records

Ester Gutiérrez, Sebastián Lozano and Juan Ramón González.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

One of the main motivations for participants in high-level sports competitions is setting records. This paper explores the duration of athletic events records since the Modern Olympic Games...

Automated Syndromic Surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics

Per H. Gesteland, Reed M. Gardner, Fu-Chiang Tsui, Jeremy U. Espino, Robert T. Rolfs, Brent C. James, Wendy W. Chapman, Andrew W. Moore and Michael M. Wagner.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 6981 words.

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The 2002 Olympic Winter Games were held in Utah from February 8 to March 16, 2002. Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and the...