[EM] "Independence of cycles" and a possible new method.

Kristofer Munsterhjelm km_elmet at t-online.de
Sun Dec 12 08:55:53 PST 2021

On 12.12.2021 17:35, Colin Champion wrote:
> Is "independence of cycles" not the same as Saari's "neutral Condorcet
> requirement"? (mentioned in Risse's paper "Why the Count de Borda cannot
> beat the Marquis de Condorcet"). The matter is discussed in Pacuit's
> Stanford Encyclopedia article. He refers to ballots "cancelling
> properly" and mentions a proof that "there is no Condorcet consistent
> voting method that cancels properly".

I wasn't aware of that paper but yes, now that I've looked at the
definition, you're right.


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