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A general scoring rule

Gaertner, Wulf and Xu, Yongsheng (2012) A general scoring rule. Mathematical Social Sciences, 63 (3). pp. 193-196. ISSN 0165-4896

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Identification Number: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2012.01.006


This paper studies a ranking rule of the following type axiomatically: each voter places k candidates into n categories with ranks from n to 1 attached to these categories, the candidate(s) with the highest aggregate score is (are) the winner(s). We show that it is characterized by a monotonicity condition and a multi-stage cancellation property

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Additional Information: © 2012 Elsevier B.V.
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2013 11:57
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 01:32

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