[EM] Using weights to compensate multiple votes (Any feedback ?please !??)

Steve Eppley seppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Wed Aug 25 00:14:50 PDT 2004

Bart I asked:
> Steve Eppley wrote:
>> Steven Brams, I presume.  But it's such an unimportant
>> property, since it's laughably unrealistic to assume
>> voters' sincere preferences are dichotomous when there
>> are more than two candidates.  It's a product of the
>> "publish or perish" syndrome, most likely.
> Huh?  How do you get that from a simple observation 
> buried inside a book?

(I'm assuming Bart is asking about my final 
sentence, regarding "publish or perish.")

Why else write about a model of voters' preferences
so unrealistic that it wastes the readers' time?


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