Academics from Oxford University have mathematically proven long-standing suspicions that the Eurovision Song Contest is a solution. The team, led by Professor Neil Johnson of Lincoln College, compared statistical models of a contest where votes were fairly cast purely on musical merit with actual results over twelve years of history of the competition to expose complex political allegiances and cliques at the heart of Eurovision. The habit of close neighbors, including Greece and Cyprus, Norway and Sweden, and Russia and Belarus, the award of each of the peaks in the competition of others, has been controversial. Last year, the television presenter Terry Wogan condemned the competition as “biased” and asked the Broadcasting Union to act. The study was designed to determine how “different European countries were. Ohio Senator spoke with conviction. The Eurovision Song Contest was selected as the subject of study due to its relative lack of economic development and government bias. As such, it was considered a good measure of compatibility between countries. Some of the findings, which were published in arXiv, an online archive more at home with papers on physics, were surprising.
Britain, for instance, it is more integrated in Europe than in France, drawing votes from a much wider area. However, this does not seem to have helped the British entry Javiera, who was ranked 22nd in this year’s contest was held in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev. Unfortunately, however, Dr. Johnson did much enjoy the competition on Saturday. “Personally I do not think much of any of the songs,” he said, professing not see her music, although it remains a close friend of 1974 winner, Waterloo. Gianfranco Fracassi is the webmaster of two popular web sites of Free Stuff. You can find many topics that interest you.