[EM] Benham-DAC/DSC

Kristofer Munsterhjelm km_elmet at t-online.de
Sun Jun 12 04:41:28 PDT 2022

On 6/12/22 1:38 PM, Kristofer Munsterhjelm wrote:
> On 6/12/22 1:34 PM, Kristofer Munsterhjelm wrote:
>> Here's a modification to DAC and DSC inspired by Benham's method:
>> Intersect coalition sets as in DAC and DSC. But before intersecting 
>> with a set, check if the current set contains a candidate who beats 
>> everybody else in it pairwise. If so, elect this candidate.
> I guess I should clarify: Begin with S being the set of all candidates. 
> At each step, if there's a Condorcet winner among the candidates in S, 
> elect him. Let S_C be the solid/acquiescing coalition with the most 
> support that's not already been examined. If S intersect S_C is 
> non-empty, let S equal S_C. In any case mark S_C as examined, then repeat.

Wow! It really isn't my day today. "If S intersect S_C is non-empty, let 
S equal S intersect S_C". Let's hope that's all!


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