Random Walker Rankings for NCAA Football




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Beginning & Disclaimer

Can monkeys rank teams?

2003 rankings

What was wrong with the old BCS formula?

2004 rankings

2005 rankings

2006 rankings

2007 rankings

2008 rankings

Our manuscripts

Press coverage

Media Coverage of the Monkey Rankings

We're grateful for the positive attention about the random walker rankings, and have particularly enjoyed the diversity of outlets interested in this project, including

ESPN the Magazine (issue dated Nov. 10, 2003),
Nature Science Update (Nov. 14, 2003),
Georgia Tech news releases [long and short] (Nov. 18, 2003),
The Chronicle of Higher Education (issue dated Nov. 28, 2003; subscription required),
CNN Headline News (Dec. 30, 2003),
La Recherche (Jan. 2004, subscription required),
Atlanta Business Chronicle (Jan. 16, 2004),
WGST AM640 (May 20, 2004),
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (May 24, 2004; registration required),
WKY AM930 (May 28, 2004),
American Mathematical Society press release (Aug. 11, 2004),
Science News (week of Sept. 4, 2004),
The Washington Post (Sports columnist Sally Jenkins, Dec. 10, 2005), and
The Mathematical Tourist at MAA Online (Nov. 15, 2007).


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