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\iteman{ZMATH 2016a.00829}
\itemau{Hammond, Christopher; Johnson, Warren P.; Miller, Steven J.}
\itemti{The James function.}
\itemso{Math. Mag. 88, No. 1, 54-71 (2015).}
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Summary: We investigate the properties of the James function, associated with Bill James's so-called ``$\log 5$ method,'' which assigns a probability to the result of a game between two teams based on their respective winning percentages. We also introduce and study a class of functions, which we call {\it Jamesian}, that satisfy the same {\it a priori} conditions that were originally used to describe the James function.
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\itemut{James function; Jamesian function; James condition; hyper-James function}
\itemli{doi:10.4169/math.mag.88.1.54}
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