[EM] RCV Challenge
forest.simmons21 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 25 15:57:59 PST 2021
Succinct and seamless enough to amply compensate for marginal clone
El sáb., 25 de dic. de 2021 1:53 a. m., Kristofer Munsterhjelm <
km_elmet at t-online.de> escribió:
> On 24.12.2021 01:08, Forest Simmons wrote:
> > Despite our best efforts, I'm not sure that we've yet seen or heard the
> > best possible deterministic, Ranked Choice Voting proposals.
> > In my next message I will submit the best public proposal that I can
> > think of in that category (the category of Universal Domain ... i.e.
> > based purely on Ranked Choice/Preference information ... equal rankings
> > and truncations allowed). Of course, anybody can easily improve on any
> > such method by coloring outside of the UD lines ... for example by use
> > of explicit approval cutoffs, scores, grades, judgments, virtual
> > candidates, and other devices for stratifying rank relations by relative
> > importance/strength, as well as probabilities, random ballot drawings,
> > But let's temporarily put aside all of these power tools and see what we
> > can accomplish with screwdriver, pliers, etc.
> > The challenge is to make the method as simple as possible while
> > complying with clone independence, monotonicity, and the other most
> > basic criteria like Pareto, anonymity, neutrality, majority, etc.
> > Simplicity is in the eye of the beholder ... hard to pin down, but you
> > know it when you see it.... definitely not just a bunch of ad hoc rules
> > cobbled together to patch up an out moded second rate method from
> > yesteryear. The fewer seams, the better.
> How about this for minmax?
> A candidate clears a threshold if he beats every other candidate by at
> least the threshold's margin, one-on-one.
> Elect the candidate who clears the highest threshold.
> (I.e. the candidate who gets closest to a landslide against any opponent.)
> It's not cloneproof, though.
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