Bayesian Models for Ranking Data

  • Mayer Alvo
  • Philip L. H. Yu
Part of the Springer Series in the Data Sciences book series (SSDS)


Ranking data are often encountered in practice when judges (or individuals) are asked to rank a set of t items, which may be political goals, candidates in an election, types of food, etc. We see examples in voting and elections, market research, and food preference just to name a few. By studying ranking data, we can understand the judges’ perception and preferences on the ranked alternatives.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mayer Alvo
    • 1
  • Philip L. H. Yu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Hong KongHong KongChina

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