[EM] Best Landau Method?
km_elmet at t-online.de
Wed Jul 21 02:36:54 PDT 2021
On 7/21/21 6:59 AM, Susan Simmons wrote:
> For first approximation simplicity we temporarily ignore the possibity
> of pairwise ties in the following paragraphs ..
> A candidate is in the Smith set if any other candidate can be reached
> from it by a beat path.
> Similarly, a candidate is in the Landau set if any other candidate can
> be reached from it by a short beat path, meaning in only one or two
> steps. In that case it is said to be uncovered because no other
> candidate beats both it and every candidate that it beats.
> Copeland is a well known monotonic method that always elects from
> Landau, for example.
> Can you think of a Landau method that is both monotone and clone free?
> If so, you have excellent talent for this kind of work. Perhaps you
> could figure out a way to de-clone Copeland without messing up
Short ranked pairs? :-) Now if we could just construct an algorithm for
Any de-cloned Copeland would have to sometimes elect outside the
Copeland set, of course.
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