On the role of distances in defining voting rules

@inproceedings{Elkind2010OnTR,
  title={On the role of distances in defining voting rules},
  author={Edith Elkind and Piotr Faliszewski and Arkadii M. Slinko},
  booktitle={AAMAS},
  year={2010}
}
A voting rule is an algorithm for determining the winner in an election, and there are several approaches that have been used to justify the proposed rules. One justification is to show that a rule satisfies a set of desirable axioms that uniquely identify it. Another is to show that the calculation that it performs is actually maximum likelihood estimation relative to a certain model of noise that affects voters (MLE approach). The third approach, which has been recently actively investigated… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 37 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 references

Preference functions that score rankings and maximum likelihood estimation

  • V. Conitzer, M. Rognlie, L. Xia
  • Proceedings of IJCAI-09, July
  • 2009
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Closeness counts in social choice

  • T. Meskanen, H. Nurmi
  • M. Braham and F. Steffen, editors, Power, Freedom…
  • 2008
Highly Influential
11 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…