atarr at purdue.edu
Fri Jul 25 07:55:19 PDT 2003
Markus Schulze wrote:
>The task of an election method is to find the best candidate according to
>a given heuristic. Therefore, every strategical behaviour is undesirable.
The second statement does not logically follow from the first. It's a
possible conclusion, but definitely not the only one.
>The common opinion is that it should be as expensive as possible to get
>the needed information to develop and run a strategy so that it is as
>unattractive as possible to run a strategy and so that the advantage of
>the richer voters is as small as possible.
Another possible opinion is that sophisticated strategy should be a close
to the same as sincere strategy as possible, so that that the advantage of
the richer voters is as small as possible.
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