"Indirect" strategy (was Re: [EM] vulnerability to compromise?)
SEppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Wed May 17 11:51:34 PDT 2000
Mike O wrote:
> Of course it's been pointed out that, with both Schulze &
> Tideman, it's sometimes possible to make A win instead of B
> by insincerely ranking C over D.
Sssh! Markus would prefer we believe such an "indirect"
strategy can be used in Tideman (a.k.a. MTM) but not in Schulze.
> Can that strategy elect the strategists' favorite with both
Or with either method? In Markus' February 23 example, the
burying strategy used in Schulze elects the strategizers'
favorite, but the indirect strategy used in Tideman elects the
strategizers' next-to-last choice.
---Steve (Steve Eppley seppley at alumni.caltech.edu)
More information about the Election-Methods