[EM] MJ rules expressed in Bucklin terminology

Jameson Quinn jameson.quinn at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 16:02:45 PDT 2012

2012/7/21 Kevin Venzke <stepjak at yahoo.fr>

> Hi Jameson,
> >[1] In fact, there aren't too many well-defined methods among the
> median-based ones. "Bucklin"
> >is really just an ill-defined soup.
> Why do you say that "Bucklin" is an ill-defined soup? Because there are
> several ways to treat
> (or not accept) equal rankings?

Yes. Progressive-era "bucklin" systems could allow or not allow equal or
skipped rankings at different levels; could have different numbers of
levels; and even in some cases could give fewer points in later rounds.


> Kevin
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