[EM] Markus: What is Condorcet's method?
asmall at physics.ucsb.edu
Mon Jan 20 08:59:09 PST 2003
We just wrapped up a long thread over "What is one person/one vote?" and
in the end decided to apply the term to the most common interpretation,
while inventing a new term for the (arguably ill-defined) "voting power"
So, to avoid another "dueling dictionaries" thread, how about the following:
Condorcet's Method: Any method reasonably close to Condorcet's original
proposal(s) for resolving cycles.
A Condorcet method: Any method that satisfies the Condorcet criterion.
or, maybe you prefer:
Pairwise method: Any method that satisfies the Condorcet Criterion.
Of course, that's just my opinion, I could be wrong.
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