Settings of Consensual Processes: Candidates, Verdicts, Policies

@inproceedings{Nurmi2011SettingsOC,
  title={Settings of Consensual Processes: Candidates, Verdicts, Policies},
  author={Hannu Nurmi},
  booktitle={Consensual Processes},
  year={2011}
}
Social choice theory deals with mutual compatibilities of various choice criteria or desiderata. It thus provides a natural angle to look at methods for finding consensus. We distinguish between three types of settings of consensus-reaching. Firstly, we may be looking for the correct decision. This is typically the setting where the participants have different degrees of expertise on an issue to be decided. Also jury decision making falls into this category. Secondly, the setting may involve… CONTINUE READING

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