[EM] Fluffy the Dog and group strategy

Moe St. EverGreen evergreen at lovemail.com
Thu Sep 13 16:53:50 PDT 2001

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig Layton" <craigl at froggy.com.au>
To: <election-methods-list at eskimo.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 6:28 AM
Subject: Re: [EM] Fluffy the Dog and group strategy

 Let me leave fluffy aside.  I don't have my original example but I'll
> provide a simple one;
> 49.2% A>B>C (sincere utilities 100>30>0)
> 49.3% C>B>A (sincere utilities 100>30>0)
> 00.5% B>A>C (sincere utilities 100>10>0)

In this example, by the way, 1% didn't vote for any of the above,
so let me assume they didn't vote at all.

In instant runoff voting, A wins with 49.7% of the people satisfied
that at least C didn't when.

I still don't understand the smith set thing enough to give its

- Moe.

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