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Distance rationalization of voting rules.

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The concept of distance rationalizability allows one to define new voting rules or rationalize existing ones via a consensus, i.e., a class of elections that have a unique, indisputable winner, and a distance over elections: A candidate is declared an election winner if she is the consensus candidate in one of the nearest consensus elections. Many classic voting rules are defined or can be represented in this way. In this paper, we focus on the power and the limitations of the distance ration...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00355-015-0892-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Computer Science
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Journal:
Social Choice and Welfare More from this journal
Volume:
45
Issue:
2
Pages:
345-377
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-217X
ISSN:
0176-1714
Pubs id:
pubs:521317
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uuid:692b16d8-95a2-4e8b-80cc-6f93f7ae1638
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pubs:521317
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521317
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2016-01-10

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