[EM] Bishop's Condorcet Matrix Deconstruction

Paul Kislanko kislanko at airmail.net
Sat Nov 26 17:29:23 PST 2005

Well, none of the examples that have referenced "sports tournaments" have
had any relevance to election methods. 
The whole discussion about "condorcet matrix" related to ballot sets is what
Dr. Paulos refers to as "innumeracy" as a short form for "mathematical


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I think it should be called "deconstruction" rather than "decomposition,"
but it is a nifty procedure, especially for those of us who like to think up
election methods examples and counter-examples in tournament form.
Dave K. asked where one might encounter a condorcet matrix that wasn't
formed from a ballot set.
How about a round robin sports tournament? 

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