[EM] Condorcet methods - should the cycle order always determine the result order?

robert bristow-johnson rbj at audioimagination.com
Wed Nov 5 16:19:14 PST 2014

On 11/4/14 10:38 AM, Toby Pereira wrote:
> But I was thinking that maybe a Condorcet method might be used to 
> generate an ordering in a sporting competition, where you have 
> head-to-head matches, and where you want to find more than just first 
> place. I'm not sure many sports would want the added complication of 
> Condorcet though.

well, they *do* do this occasionally with wrestling.  i thought it's 
called a "Round Robin Tournament" and i have no idea what they would do 
about the occasional cycle.


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