[EM] math 103 website - Arrow & Saari

Forest Simmons fsimmons at pcc.edu
Wed Jan 9 06:27:51 PST 2002

On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Markus Schulze wrote in part:

> of the preferences are changed when candidates are added. When we
> want to check whether a given election method can be manipulated
> by strategical nomination, then of course we have to assume that
> the opinions of the voters about the already running candidates
> don't change. Otherwise we couldn't compare the situation before
> with the situation after.

How are "strategical nomination" problems and the clone problems

It seems to me that one kind of nomination strategy (in Borda) is to give
your party a boost by nominating lots of (clone) candidates.

Can every clone problem be considered a nomination strategy problem?

Are there other common nomination problems that we should watch out for?


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