Tuesday, March 20, 2018

[DMANET] Workshop "Fairness in Sports"

Ghent University will be hosting a free workshop on "Fairness in Sports". It aims to bring together researchers and practitioners with an interest in sports research, and fairness issues in particular. We welcome you to participate.


Jörn Schönberger (TU Dresden) "Implementing Fairness Aspects in the Schedules of Non-commercial and Leisure Sport Leagues"

Ruud H. Koning (U Groningen) "So the last will be the first"

Philip Scarf (U of Salford) "Setting a fair orienteering problem"

Mehmet S. Ismail (King's college London) "Catch-Up: A Rule that Makes Service Sports More Competitive"

Gianfranco Gambarelli (U of Bergamo) "Fair Averages"

Gerard Sierksma (U Groningen) "The Problem of Increasing Performance Densities in Elite Sports"

Julien Guyon (Columbia U & NYU) "World Cup draw: quantifying (un)fairness and (im)balance"

Mario Guajardo (NHH Bergen) "Operations Research Transformed the Scheduling of South American World Cup Qualifiers: Did it Improve Fairness?"

Registration and participation:

The workshop is a free 1-day event, which will take place on April 12th 2018 in Ghent (Belgium); registration is required (deadline: March 30th).



This workshop is sponsored by ORBEL and the EURO working group OR in Sports.

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