Re: Another draft of A.6
On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 06:12:21PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> ii. Unless this would eliminate all options in the Schultz set,
> the weakest defeats are eliminated.
> Definition: The strength of a defeat is represented by two
> numbers: the number of votes in favor of the defeat, and
> the number of votes against the defeat. A defeat with
> the fewest options in favor of that defeat is a weak option.
> Of the weak options, an defeat with the most votes opposed
> to that defeat is the weakest defeat. More than one defeat
> can be the weakest.
> Definition: A defeat is eliminated by treating the count of
> votes both for and against that defeat as zero in the context
> of that defeat.
I suspect the definition of weakest defeats should explicitly include
pairwise ties (if they're weak).