[EM] Re: IIA, spoiling & clone independence
eric at ericgorr.net
Thu Nov 11 11:24:17 PST 2004
At 10:42 AM -0800 11/11/04, Steve Eppley wrote:
>Eric G wrote:
>> On the current wikipedia page for the Spoiler Effect, it says:
>> A voting system which satisfies the independence of irrelevant
>> alternatives criterion is immune to the spoiler effect,
>> Now, considering people use the term Spoiler Effect in
>> the context of Independence of Clones Criterion,
>Really? I consider some but not all forms of clone
>dependence to be cases of spoiling, but I don't recall
>seeing it used as a synonym for spoiling.
I never claimed it was a synonym for spoiling.
However, if an election method fails the ICC, it will be subject to a
>What definition of IIA is used in Wikipedia,
>and what's their definition of spoiling?
This is what is being resolved at this time as well.
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