Ranking is ordering data from highest to lowest or *vice versa.* For questions about *constructing* scores to use in ranking, please use the "valuation" tag, too.

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Paired test (non-independent) for rank order data

I have responses from a survey with questions where respondents were asked to rank their top 3 choices from a list of 8 choices. An example of the type of question would be to rank their top 3 methods ...
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Test/Measure for Rank Ordering a Logistic Regression model, invariant to event rate and population size

I have a model whose purpose is to rank order event risk - the output of which is split into twentiles (which have been based off the benchmark data). Currently, I'm using Somers' D calculated on ...
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Adding Factor Scores after PCA to create index

I am creating a single index and have narrowed my variables down to two Components using Principal Components analysis (varimax rotation). I have a ton of literature/theory that states that the two ...
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Mean Rank Order Format

my apologies for my obvious lack of knowledge in the matter, however I am currently doing an assignment in which we had to conduct a mini research study in order to assess our SPSS skills. One of the ...
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Clustering with restrictions

I have this dataset of a ranking of roughly 32.5k players in increasing order. The third column contains the number of players which have the corresponding score, whilst the second is the number ...
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help with computing standard score for scarce discretely quantized data

I'm not a stats major and I'd appreciate any help I can get. I've got data with each point defined by a score (between 0-1) and a frequency (0-100%). At 100%, the score is most reliable, at 1% the ...
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Survey ranked choices bigger population of choices visualization and significance testing

A little bit of background, this is about Magic: the Gathering. Out of a pool of maybe 40 viable Legacy decks, experts were asked to rank the 5 decks they thought were best. This means we don't have ...
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How U.S. News college ranking works

I am interested in the model/algorithm that they use to evaluate college ranking. Any ideas? Regression or simply weighting system
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Creating a rank on performance and size

Ranking is not something that I need to do particularly frequently in my job and its probably the weakest part of my statistics background. I have a dataset containing a list of items and a ...
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What are good resources on Bayesian rating?

I am figuring out how to build a ranking system for movies using IMDB data. My own dataset related exclusively to "art movies", so they would tend to have fewer reviews than the average IMDB movie ...
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Methods for ranking measurements with different confidence

Say I have an experiment running and I collect data for $n$ different settings for some variable $x$ and I collect $n$ different distributions of results, each with a different mean and standard ...
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comparing ranks for a multinomial distribution between sample and population

I have a known multinomial distribution of a population due to a census. I want to compare a sample with this population. I want to know the probability that the same ranking of the classes of the ...
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Normalized strength of schedule ranking system in R

What is the process of creating a pairwise ranking system in R? Specifically looking for the iterative ranking of margin of victory determined by strength of schedule to normalize for opponents ...
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Stats Metric for how dynamic/changing a market is

Note: I am not a stats expert. I have the following hypothetical example: The image below describes the five highest sold car brands (monthly) in 2014 versus in 2015 (only 5 months). In 2014, ...
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Finding the most important variable for a ranking problem?

I am working on a problem which I believe should be standard in statistics but unable to dig more. I have $N$ objects and two variables $x\in [0,1]$ and $y\in [0,100]$ which take different values for ...
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Pairwise Learning to Rank SVM - class labeled 0

Recently, I am doing research about learning to Rank. Basically, we want to find the pattern for the sample as follows, $$S = \{(q_i, d_{ij}), (y_{ij}) \}$$ where $q_i$ denotes the i-th text-based ...
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Is there an algorithm for determining scoring function (Utility function) in ranking instances?

So while going through the topic of Preference learning, I came to know about "instance ranking". Since the problem which I'm working on requires me to rank the instances (data point), is there any ...
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Methodology to rank contributors

I have contributors who complete certain no of tasks in a day. I want to rank them. Below is the data. User 1 has been given 1 task and he completed it = 100% completion User 2 has been given 20 ...
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Can rank ordered mixed logit handle varying set sizes?

I have data that consist of numerous trials, where each trial is a ranked set of items. The set of items for each trial is a subset of varying size of all possible items. (I.e. the items are shared ...
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What test can I apply for ranking score data?

I have collected data from male and female teachers on their preference of reading materials. They were asked to rank their preference by marking numbers 1 to 5. i.e. 1 for the most preferred and 5 ...
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Compare the agreement between two models based on the ranks of outputs

I have wheat area data for 100 locations (all locations have the same size). I want to run 2 different models on these 100 locations for modelling the wheat area. One model gives me output in terms of ...
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Conducting pairwise ranking with XGBoost

I am trying to build a ranking model using xgboost, which seems to work, but am not sure however of how to interpret the predictions. I haven't been able to find relevant documentation or examples on ...
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Model selection for order of ranked data in unequally distributed groups?

I'm wondering what type of analysis or statistical model would work best for this particular type of scenario. I've encountered once before (I'll explain that at the bottom) but the example ...
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Ranking teams playing solo games?

I am looking for a quantitative way of ranking teams that do not play each other, but all play the same set of challenges. There are N teams. Each team plays the ...
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How to create a simple author rank for bloggers

We have a blog site, with various authors, and I'd like to create an algorithm to rank them. Some of the variables we can use are: Total views (hits across all authors blog posts) Number of blogs ...
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Ranking companies

Assume there are a total of 1000000 contracts. Assume there are 120 bad contracts in total. Assume that company 1 issues 500000/1000000 contracts and 70 are deemed bad. Assume that company 2 issues ...
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How to plot three ordinal measures on a single graph?

What is the best graph? A scatter plot with a color by can be misleading. For example, let us say that we measure products such as cars on value, driving experience, and service. Since each measure is ...
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Ranking by score with confidence intervals

I am using simulation to compute a unique score for every college basketball team, and ranking these teams based on that score. I am sensitive to the fact that the score sometimes differs by a tiny ...
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Ranking volatility algorithm

I wanted to know if there were standard methods to solve the problem of comparing volatility in rankings over time of different datasets. For a concrete example, let's say I do a google search of ...
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Ranking on multiple variables

I have a list of items (in my case firms) and four characteristics, lets call them A,B,C, and D. My goal is to rank the firms in my sample based on these characteristics and to find the the firms ...
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Basic data analysis of NFL football player fantasy performance

I'm working on a little side project to see what some (very) basic data analysis of our league might provide. We're in a Yahoo Fantasy Football league, and I am able to using Yahoo's Fantasy API to ...
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Ranking individuals based on closeness to ideal values of several intercorrelated variables, or the values of ideal individuals

What is a good way to conceptualise these problems? How distinct are they? What are the relevant areas of statistics and statistical methods? If there are several potential methods of varying ...
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Multi-class classification with ranking

I've got an interesting dataset for multi-class classification with ranking. The idea is to build $K$-class classifier respecting the ranking. The ranking information is given with the training set ...
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What statistics can I use to combine multiple rankings in order to create a final ranking?

I have a list of genes and I am checking certain factors for each gene. I have individual scoring system for each factor for each gene. My final table/matrix looks like this: ...
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What statistics should I use to combine multiple rankings?

Problem: I have a list of genes and I am checking certain factors for each gene. I have individual scoring system for each factor for each gene. My final table/matrix looks like this: ...
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Evaluate N regression models on M targets

I have multiple regression models (might be different algorithms or just different parameters of the same algo) and have applied them to multiple datasets. So I have a table like: ...
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how to: realistic spatial matching

actually im trying to do some realistic spatial analysis with R. Therefore I create a random variable and I want to match them to a SpatialPolygonDataFrame. But I want it more realistic with the ...
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How to compare two different rankings of same set of objects?

I have $N$ objects $A_1,\dots,A_N$. I have two algorithms that assign two different scores to each of this objects. Thus sorting on this scores gives me two different rankings of these same objects. ...
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Principled method for choosing the strength of a prior?

I'm working on an application similar to this one, where the intent is to sort a list of items with ratings according to the best estimate of their average rating. The solution proposed in this link, ...
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Test if the rank between variables changes

My data essentially look likes this: ...
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Difference between samples in terms of frequency ranks

I have 3 different texts, and for each one of them, I have the frequencies of 25 letters appearing in those texts (Text A, letter A, freq = 5013; Text A, letter B, freq = 1462,...). These texts have ...
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Is chi-squared for homogeneity right here?

The hospital I work for sends out a patient satisfaction survey after discharge (assuming a random independent draw of patients getting the survey), all multiple choice/categorical questions. Some of ...
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What is the best way to rank paragraphs in relevance to keywords?

I have keywords that describe various paragraphs and those keywords have an ID number. For each keyword, there are multiple paragraphs that are described by it. How would I rank these paragraphs in ...
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How to incorporate cosine similarity into PageRank using SAS/IML?

I want to rank paragraphs based on relevance to keywords and I thought about using cosine similarity to rank thhe paragraphs. How would I incorporate cosine similarity into PageRank? I wanted to use ...
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Do alternatives to Elo exist for non-team/individual events?

Are there any well-known rating or ranking systems, similar to Elo, for multi-participant events? For example, a system that can rate various forms of racing (auto, downhill, horse etc.) or other ...
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Identify top performing products

I have monthly periodic data (id, total_ratings, average_rating, scanned_date) of millions of products. I want to calculate products which have performed well(in terms of rating) over last quarter. ...
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Is this ordering of examples redundant in Rank SVM?

I was studying RankSVM[1] and I was observing the ranking pairs listed in the example here. Formulation can be seen on page 4 of this paper. One of the ordering ...
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How to build multivariate ranking system?

I have data of various sellers on ecommerce platform. I am trying to compute seller ranking score based on various features, such as 1] Order fulfillment rates [numeric] 2] Order cancel rate ...
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Overall rank from multiple columns

I have the following data: ...
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Optimal stopping rule for sequential subsampling?

I have a set of ranking models added sequential one at a time. Where each model generate ranks for the sample. Finally the expected rank is done by taking the average rank from all models. scenario I ...