[EM] Single Winner Methods Pros and Cons

Bruce Anderson landerso at ida.org
Sat Mar 30 21:01:40 PST 1996

On Mar 30,  6:25pm, Steve Eppley wrote:
> Subject: Re: [EM] Single Winner Methods Pros and Cons
> Bruce A:
> >According to Jerry S. Kelly ("Social Choice Theory,"
> >Springer-Verlag, 1987, p62):  "... [for] a relatively simple case
> >with just five individuals [voters] and four alternatives ... the
> >number of possible social choice rules is ... approximately
> >10^235,000,000,000 ..." 
> How about including some context for this message?
> Was this a reply to another list message?  I note two others with the 
> same subject line but I don't see any other connection.
> Does the number of possible combinations have any significance for us? 
> --Steve
>-- End of excerpt from Steve Eppley

Sorry.  The message it replyed to listed 4 single-winner voting methods, in 
order by the author's preference, and then asked if there were any more.


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