[EM] Superchargers and Afterburners

Markus Schulze markus.schulze at alumni.tu-berlin.de
Thu Apr 17 05:22:01 PDT 2003

Dear Forest,

you wrote (16 April 2003):
> Then for n from 1 to N
>    If C_(n-1) is a beats-all candidate then let C_n = C_(n-1)
>       Else let C_n be the candidate with the greatest victory over C_(n-1)
>    End If
> Next n.
> If the sequence of candidates generated by this method cycles, then break
> the cycle at its weakest link.

When I understand this method correctly then you successively break the
strongest cycle at its weakest link. Actually, this is Tideman's Ranked
Pairs method.

Markus Schulze

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