[EM] Minmax ranked method

robert bristow-johnson rbj at audioimagination.com
Sun Nov 5 23:02:19 PST 2017


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Subject: Re: [EM] Minmax ranked method

From: "Kristofer Munsterhjelm" <km_elmet at t-online.de>

Date: Sun, November 5, 2017 3:39 pm

To: rbj at audioimagination.com

"EM" <election-methods at lists.electorama.com>



> For each potential council, there's a voter that's most displeased with

> having that council elected. A minmax method minimizes how displeased

> this most displeased voter is (which may be a different voter for

> different proposals).


> In veto situations, if a minority can say "nope", it's more important

> that no such minority can be annoyed enough that they do so than just

> how annoyed the rest of the voters get.

and, for a Smith set of size 3, Minmax picks the same candidate as does Ranked-Pairs (margins) as does Schulze (margins), right?  i just wanna make sure i got that right.

so how is the rule worded differently for these three methods in this context of 3 candidates?

r b-j                  rbj at audioimagination.com
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
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