Points Scoring Systems in Formula 1: A Game Theoretic Perspective

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Part of the Operations Research Proceedings book series (ORP)

Abstract

An efficient points scoring system is often vital to encouraging competition in a sport. It is also related to the viewership and spectator numbers crucial to lasting popularity and financial success. This paper analyzes the three points scoring systems of the last twenty seasons in Formula 1 (1991-2010) from a game theoretic perspective to examine their competitive impact.

Keywords

Nash Equilibrium Competitive Balance Compound Lottery Competitive Impact Game Theoretic Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SINTEF Technology and Society, Applied EconomicsTrondheimNorway

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