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Sharing the details of ranking system, he said the ranking of the schools will be prepared on the basis of quality education, quality faculties, sports facilities, curriculum, and extra-curricular activities provided by them.
"We are only in the second year of this ranking system. We have a long way to go, and we are keen to ensure the growth of sport and allied events along with the growth being experienced by Dubai and the UAE," he added.
Times Higher Education (THE) has established the world's most trusted and authoritative ranking system, but it only ranks the world's leading research-intensive institutions.
This unique condo ranking system ranges from 0 to 100%, with buildings that rank higher offering a more stable, more popular purchase decision.
"The ranking system is not only based (on) if you beat Serena and Venus," she said.
"If she has questions, she can give these questions to the WTA who is doing the ranking system.
But three engineering professors at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta have created a computer ranking system that they said consistently predicted NCAA basketball rankings more accurately than the Associated Press poll of sportswriters, the ESPN/USA Today poll of coaches, formulas such as the Ratings Percentage Index, and computer models like the Massey and the Sagarin ratings.
(NASDAQ: JAVA) has announced its first Sun(TM) Constellation System-powered supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) captured the number four spot on the Top 500 Supercomputers list Co the highest ranking system based on an open architecture.
If you've got a taste for fine food take a look at judgemylunch.com where you can view some of the finest and some of the foulest food, then judge for yourself using a ranking system which goes from 'yuk' to 'yum'.
Kevin Carey's premise in his recent article ("Is Our Students Learning?" September) seems to be that colleges are deliberately hiding information which--if made public--would allow the creation of a perfect ranking system for institutions of higher education.
The Commission has suggested an official ranking system for scientific publications: by quality, copyright management, search facilities and archiving.
England's friendly against Argentina in Geneva next month should not have a huge impact even if they lose because only the seven best results of the year are given full weighting by FIFA when working out the world ranking system.