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Eric Gorr eric at ericgorr.net
Mon Jan 12 08:39:14 PST 2004

At 7:46 PM -0500 1/11/04, Eric Gorr wrote:
>At 3:56 PM -0800 1/11/04, matt at tidalwave.net wrote:
>>I tried
>>which translates to
>>24:B>C 23:C>A 23:A>B
>>My PERL script computes this as a win for B.  You compute it as tie 
>>for A & B.
>I did the right thing.
>Other then by random selection, one cannot be sure which of the 
>defeats C>A or A>B to keep. One cannot keep both as this results in 
>a cycle of defeats. So, both A and B remain undefeated and this 
>results in a tie.

Neglected to mention that I was, of course, speaking directly to the 
Ranked Pairs method I have implemented.

As Mike pointed out, the other methods will also report a tie between A & B.

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