# Questions tagged [ranking]

Ranking is the task (for respondents) or the result of ordering the given stimuli or performers from "highest" to "lowest" (or *vice versa*) in some respect. It is usually contrasted with rating of stimuli. (For ranking as a way of data transformation - use tag [ranks]).

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### Testing similarity of rank orders

Are there any statistical tests for the similarity of rank orderings? E.g. suppose 4 students a, b, c and d take a test 5 times over a period of 5 months, and each month we rank the students' scores: ...
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### Compromise between ranked and kernel-based estimate of empirical distribution (for estimating likelihood of single value)

Setup I have: About fifty values $x_1,…,x_n$ sampled from the same but unknown distribution $X$. I have no useful theoretical insight on the nature of that distribution. Empirically, the distribution ...
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### Different Number of Judges Scoring and how to Rank

I have looked everywhere and I am struggling to find a solution. Granted, I am no statistician but I do have some knowledge of basic statistics. Any help is truly appreciated! There are a number of ...
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### Ranking categories by value in specific percentile

Is there a name for ranking categories by their value in a specific percentile (e.g., 33th percentile)? A fictitious example: Goethe published 9 books, Schiller published 7, and Herder published 3. We ...
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### What is the points valuation for this problem (assuming that 5-pointer worth 1 point is standard)?

Given four teams in a tournament, they versus against all the other teams once for each to reach the best-possible place. Three points are awarded to the team winning a match, with no points awarded ...
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### Comparing objects with mostly unknown parameter values

Imagine that you have a picture of an apple and a picture of grapes. You need to decide what picture has the higher contrast. You know that there should be a significant enough difference between the ...
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### Hierarchical ranking/clustering algorithm?

Consider two situations: 1st situation You ordered a number of cubes by their weight (from light to heavy). Then you notice that most of the cubes are grey, but there're a lot of the cubes with ...
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