comperank provides tools for computing ranking and rating based on competition results. It is tightly connected to its data infrastructure package comperes. Basic knowledge about creating valid competition results and Head-to-Head expressions with comperes is needed in order to efficiently use comperank.


comperank leverages the tidyverse ecosystem of R packages. Among other things, it means that the main output format is tibble.

comperank gets inspiration from the book "Who's #1" by Langville and Meyer. It provides functionality for the following rating algorithms:

comperank also offers data sets describing professional snooker in seasons 2016/2017 and 2017/2018. See snooker_events, snooker_players, snooker_matches.

To learn more about comperank browse vignettes with browseVignettes(package = "comperank").

See also