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Design Your Own World Cup Ranking Algorithm

A website run by a team at Davidson College allows users to create rankings of World Cup contenders based on personal insights about the game.

FIFA Foe Fun draws on data from all international games over the past eight years and allows users to choose which factors to weight. 

As the FIFA Foe Fun website explains, 

you can specify several quantities for determining your own personalized ranking of the teams in the World Cup, including the number of years of competitions to use, the relative importance of friendlies, qualifiers, and other types of games, and the value of a win occurring in a penalty shoot-out.

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Start Date: 
Thursday, June 12, 2014