[EM] river, ROACC (terminolgy, again)

Steve Eppley seppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Sat Aug 28 14:11:10 PDT 2004

Warren S wrote:
> To avoid this ambiguity, I suggest we use a different 
> term for describing algorithms that use chance, 
> such as "randomized". 

Aren't all the voting methods we've been promoting 
both anonymous and neutral?  Doesn't that mean
none of them are entirely non-random?

   50%:  A > B
   50%:  B > A

It'd be nice if our terminology distinguished between 
voting methods that will rarely involve chance and 
those that will often involve chance.


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