Rank Ordering Engineering Designs : Pairwise Comparison Charts and Borda Counts

  title={Rank Ordering Engineering Designs : Pairwise Comparison Charts and Borda Counts},
  author={Clive L. Dym},
Designers routinely rank alternatives in a variety of settings using a staple of comparison, the pairwise comparison. In recent years questions have been raised about the use of such comparisons as a means of calculating and aggregating meaningful preference or choice data. Results on voting have been used to argue that the positional procedure known as the Borda count is the best pairwise voting procedure, or at least the only one that is not subject to a number of demonstrable problems. We… CONTINUE READING
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