Prioritising Preference Relations

  title={Prioritising Preference Relations},
  author={Mark Ryan},
  booktitle={Theory and Formal Methods},
  • Mark Ryan
  • Published 1993 in Theory and Formal Methods
We describe some ideas and results about the following problem: Given a set, a family of \preference relations" on the set, and a \priority" among those preference relations, which elements of the set are best? That is, which elements are most preferred by a consensus of the preference relations which takes account of their relative priority? The problem is posed in a deliberately general way, to capture a wide variety of examples. Our main result gives suucient conditions for the existence of… CONTINUE READING

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