[EM] Power truncation
chrisbenham at bigpond.com
Sun Jun 19 21:55:04 PDT 2005
Regarding MMPO with "Power Truncation" in this example:
According to my interpretation, the only effect of PT here is to raise
C's score from 49 to 73, only changing the result from a BC tie to B
>It seems to me that, according to your interpretation, there is no difference
>between voting C>B and C=B.
That's right. In (at least) this type of example, MMPO with "Power
Truncation" and all the voters exercising that option seems to be
equivalent to Approval.
Interpreting any (above equal-last) ranking as Approval, the candidate's
MMPO plus "Power Truncation" scores are all the inverse of their
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