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Published on Mar 16, 2012

Tim Chartier, Davidson College, presented "March Mathness" on Thursday, February 28, 2012, as part of MAA's Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Every year, people across the United States predict how the field of teams will play in the Division I NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament by filling out a tournament bracket for the postseason play. This talk discusses two popular rating methods that are also used by the Bowl Championship Series, the organization that determines which college football teams are invited to which bowl games.

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