Year: 2013

Working out an example of a Bayesian weighted bootstrap problem

From time to time I like to go back and work a problem or example on a topic to refresh my memory, clarify the concept for myself and hopefully learn some new implementation techniques. The following example comes from the

Introducing Bases Roaded, A Baseball Road Trip Router

I’ve been taking small roadtrips based around visiting baseball stadiums for years. I’ve always felt it’s a good activity around which to explore new cities.  When only visiting a city or two, they are very easy to plan. Several years

Calculating golf pairings for a golf weekend

In this previous post, I had given results on how to construct golf foursomes so that 8 people could play 7 rounds in a balanced way (each player played with every other player exactly 3 times). This post is an

Golf Pairings for a Golf Weekend

A friend of mine was going on a long golf weekend and ran into what I thought was an interesting scheduling problem. With 8 people (2 foursomes) playing 7 rounds, how can we construct the foursomes over the weekend so