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Unformatted text preview: are constructing a new method, we would prefer to satisfy as many
Fairness Criteria as possible.
Definition: We say a method violates a criterion if it does not hold for all
possible situations it comes up. We say method satisfies a criterion if it
Examples: “Borda Count violates Majority Criterion” “Plurality satisfies Majority Criterion”
Method 4: Pairwise Comparison
For every pair of candidates, start a fight. For each ballot, give the votes to whoever is higher. After all the headtohead fights, give points to
candidates from each fight.
Winner 1 point...
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This document was uploaded on 03/13/2014 for the course MA 103 at N.C. State.
- Spring '08