Resoluteness? (was Re: [EM] river, ROACC (terminolgy, again))
seppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Sat Aug 28 16:00:58 PDT 2004
James G-A wrote:
> seppley at alumni.caltech.edu writes:
>> 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
> Actually, I might prefer voting methods which report
> a tie in this situation, and do not chose between A
> and B. Hence there is no random element.
I don't believe the public will be willing to discard
the resoluteness (a.k.a. "single-winner") criterion.
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