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Identifying the Best Coach by an Improved AHP Model

Jinming Xing, Chang Zhao, Xiao-liang Wang, and Nan Xiang

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The evaluation of coaches in college ball game is very essential, since a better choice of coaches will help get more scores for a team. In this paper, a simple, however, comprehensive model is proposed to evaluate college coaches of a century. By comparing the compressive index of different coaches in the evaluation, the top five coaches are found with their influence over time discussed either. Based on data of certain sport, a basic model is introduced. The superimposed application of the model makes it possible for the data of different levels to deliver proper evaluation. And by optimizing the data, we can provide precise evaluation items and authentic synthetic scores for each coach. Among their applications, the models of various sports are obtained in which relatively accurate results are still available. Although a number of deficiencies were disclosed by multiple expansions, this model is still simple, accurate, and valuable to select the best coaches.

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Abstr. Appl. Anal., Volume 2014, Special Issue (2014), Article ID 971648, 7 pages.

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Xing, Jinming; Zhao, Chang; Wang, Xiao-liang; Xiang, Nan. Identifying the Best Coach by an Improved AHP Model. Abstr. Appl. Anal. 2014, Special Issue (2014), Article ID 971648, 7 pages. doi:10.1155/2014/971648. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aaa/1412606355

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