[EM] Terminology mistake
gehalk at csi.forth.gr
Thu Jun 24 05:13:05 PDT 1999
I am afraid I made a terminology mistake
in the mail I sent yesterday,
that may puzzled many of you.
Where I wrote "homophony", I meant
("homophonia" is the greek word for unanimity)
Please forgive my mistake!
> This is my first posting in this list.
> I have a question that may sound quite
> strange, but I would be gratefull if I
> received an answer :
> Has anybody considered the
> possibility of homophony to be treated as
> a preferential voting method? Would
> you suggest this could make sense in some cases?
> After all, the voter's strategy may vary
> when she uses a preferential method - so she
> may not put as a first choice the choice
> she would choose if she had to specify one solution.
> I guess this could have impact to the
> results of a vote that required homophony.
> In addition, if homophony was seen as
> preferential method, one could see as valid
> result of homophony the case that all voters
> produced the same preferences' list.
> I would be grateful if I received any comments
> on these thoughts...
> Thanks in advance,
> George Chalkiadakis
> Post-graduate student
> Computer Science Dpt.,
> University of Crete
> e-mail: gehalk at csd.uch.gr
> gehalk at csi.forth.gr
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