[EM] SARA voting: easier-to-describe MAS

Jameson Quinn jameson.quinn at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 13:12:45 PDT 2016

2016-10-26 14:29 GMT-04:00 Michael Ossipoff <email9648742 at gmail.com>:

> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:07 PM, Jameson Quinn <jameson.quinn at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> My overall point is that, while VSE does not directly and precisely
>> measure the true "goodness" of the election outcome, if done carefully and
>> if assumptions are varied, it gives us the best and least-biased measure we
>> have of that goodness.
> It isn't a measure of goodness at all, as my homeless-man/billionaire
> example shows.

OK, do you prefer the technical term "estimator"? I was trying to avoid
jargon, but that's what I meant.
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