November 14, 2005

Microsoft's TrueSkill Ranking System

Microsoft has posted extensive details of its TrueSkill Ranking System, to be used on Xbox Live for automatic matching purposes in upcoming games, on the Microsoft Research website. The system is an algorithm designed to accurately report a relative skill ranking after a small number of games played through the service.

http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=7142

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Posted by Jorgen Thelin at November 14, 2005 09:12 PM - [PermaLink]
 
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If you'd like some more context on the different issues related to ranking systems, and some discussion on where Microsoft's Xbox 360 LIve TrueSkill system fits in, check out "Collective Choice: Competitive Rating Systems" http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2006/01/ranking_systems.html Posted by: Christopher Allen on January 4, 2006 06:12 PM