Design of Mixed Tournaments


  • Government College, India


This paper concerns the design of mixed tournaments which are open to v men and v women. In each match of a tournament 2 teams each containing a2k men players and b2k women players (where a+b denotes an odd prime p) compete with one another.

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Mathematical Sciences

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