Re: Multi-winner elections, soc-ctte
On Sat, 30 Jun 2007 16:16:40 +0100, Anthony Towns
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2007 at 10:00:47AM +0300, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 02:43:24PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> > It should be relatively straight forward for Devotee to
>> > find the
>> > winner, take the winner out of contention the next round, find the
>> > next winner (ignoring any pairwise contests dealing with any
>> > candidate no longer in the contest), and continue until the number
>> > of candidates desired has been reached.
>> This is no doubt true. As I mentioned in another mail, this
>> procedure does have the problem of not delivering proprtional
>> results. A scenario.
> A simpler scenario.
OK, color me convinced. I am now trying to wrap my head around
the stuff found at http://m-schulze.webhop.net/, and see if I can
implement some of the methods mentioned there.
I haven't had to plough through so much math since grad school.
"I'd love to go out with you, but I did my own thing and now I've got to
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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