The schedule of World Cup and its impact on the team


The schedule of World Cup and its impact on the team


Yue Luo1*, Zhenke Xin2, XiaoFeng Li3, JinTao Wang3

1College of Hydraulic & Environmental Engineering, China Three Gorges University, Yichang, 443002, China.
2Institute of Water Resources and Hydro-electric Engineering, Xi’an University of Technology, Xi’an, 710048, China.
3College of Civil Engineering & Architecture, China Three Gorges University, Yichang, 443002, China.


Scientific Research and Reviews

This paper discusses the organization of the World Cup competition, in which through the establishment of a number of scheduling model, the use of analytic hierarchy process and stochastic simulation and other methods to solve this problem and obtain a more reasonable arrangement of the competition.
For the arrangement of the Order of the game, first of all, the existing competition is studied. On the premise of the increase in the number of teams and the previous arrangement of the group points, it is considered from the appropriateness of the field, whether the schedule is wonderful, whether the arrangement is simple and whether the ranking is reasonable. 3 new competition competitions are proposed for the improvement of the original competition. Then, the analytic hierarchy process is used to compare and analyze the 3 new competition methods, and the optimal competition method is selected.
Finally, under the previously established game, FIFA’s integral algorithm formula is used to analyze and calculate the impact of the results produced under the competition on FIFA rankings. In the application of formula calculation, the stochastic factor is introduced, and the results are simulated by computer, which can get the approximate upward trend of the team in different ranking intervals.


Keywords: World Cup schedule; Analytic hierarchy process; Computer simulation

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How to cite this article:
Yue Luo, Zhenke Xin, XiaoFeng Li, JinTao Wang. The schedule of World Cup and its impact on the team. Scientific Research and Reviews, 2019, 12:107. DOI:10.28933/srr-2019-05-2206


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