[EM] Beatpath and SSD aren't manipulable. "Manipulable" is barking up the wrong tree.
chrisbenham at bigpond.com
Tue Nov 8 08:27:21 PST 2005
MIKE OSSIPOFF wrote:
> You wrote:
> I would expect it [beatpath] is extremely manipulable.
> I reply:
> Critics of pairwise-count methods speak of how they're vulnerable to
> two offensive strategies:
> Truncation and offensive order-reversal.
> And, for all Condorcet methods other than Condorcet(wv), they're
> right. All Condorcet methods that don't use winning-votes are a
> strategic mess, just as you suspect. But wv is different. You're
> ignoring the distinction between different kinds of Condorcet.
44: B>C (sincere is B or B>A)
The defeat-dropper style "Condorcet(wv)" method you refer to here
This looks a lot like vulnerability to "offensive order-reversal" (aka
Burial strategy) to me.
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