A MATHEMATICAL MODEL USING AHP PRIORITIES FOR SOCCER PLAYER SELECTION: A CASE STUDY
Keywords:AHP, 0-1 integer programming, case study, player selection, soccer.
The process of player selection in multi-player sports like soccer is a complex multi-criteria problem. In this paper, a two-phase approach is proposed for soccer player selection. In the first phase, the attributes of each player – based on their position within a soccer team – is prioritised using the Analytic Hierarchic Process (AHP). In the second phase, a 0-1 integer linear programming model is developed using the weights of player attributes, and the top performers are determined for inclusion in the team. Finally, a case study on the Turkish soccer club called Fenerbahçe is used to illustrate the applicability and performance of the proposed approach.
How to Cite
Ozceylan, E. (2016). A MATHEMATICAL MODEL USING AHP PRIORITIES FOR SOCCER PLAYER SELECTION: A CASE STUDY. The South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, 27(2), 190–205. https://doi.org/10.7166/27-2-1265
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