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Mon Jan 12 08:39:14 PST 2004
At 7:46 PM -0500 1/11/04, Eric Gorr wrote:
>At 3:56 PM -0800 1/11/04, matt at tidalwave.net wrote:
>>which translates to
>>24:B>C 23:C>A 23:A>B
>>My PERL script computes this as a win for B. You compute it as tie
>>for A & B.
>I did the right thing.
>Other then by random selection, one cannot be sure which of the
>defeats C>A or A>B to keep. One cannot keep both as this results in
>a cycle of defeats. So, both A and B remain undefeated and this
>results in a tie.
Neglected to mention that I was, of course, speaking directly to the
Ranked Pairs method I have implemented.
As Mike pointed out, the other methods will also report a tie between A & B.
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