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05/27/2013 12:08:15 AM · #1

Short summary of the three systems:

They are all essentially the same system that was used before except for the way the ties are determined:

In system 1, instead of the 5% the tie is a N% corresponding to the challenge with lowest numbers of entries. The threshold then will change from week to week, but it will be the same for all the matches in a given week.

In system 2, instead of the 5% the tie is determined using the formula provided. The threshold changes for each individual match. This system is the only one that doesn't allow ties between images in the same challenge (at least the images had actually tied in the challenge).

In system 3, instead of the 5% the tie is determined by using fix brackets defined by the challenge with the lowest number of entries. Everything within a bracket ties with each other.


System 2

This is the second of the three scoring system proposed for the TPL v2.0. Same as in the previous edition all normal challenges for each week will participate. Later, we will provide a link to allow those that are interested to vote for their preferred system.

The scores are calculated as follows: each member is given the highest percentile obtained from the three challenges. Then the members of each team are sorted out from high to low percentile and compared. The tie threshold (N%) is determined for each individual match according to the formula:


If the percentile difference is higher than N% then the high percentile is declared a winner (and awarded 3 points) and the low one the loser (awarded 0 points). If the difference is less than N% then the match is declared a tie and each member receives 1.5 points. Then the four highest individual scores are added and the team with a highest accumulated score is declared winner and awarded 3 points and the loser 0 points. If both teams have the same score then is declared a tie and 1.5 point is awarded to each team. If the six member of the teams participated each team receives extra 0.5 points

Cory will post below examples of this system applied to the previous edition of the TPL.

Message edited by author 2013-06-11 23:08:57.
05/27/2013 12:13:49 AM · #2
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