Voting with Intensity of Preferences

@article{Vargas2016VotingWI,
  title={Voting with Intensity of Preferences},
  author={Luis G. Vargas},
  journal={International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={839-860}
}
In this paper, we develop a method based on the idea of pairwise voting to rank projects or candidates and incorporate in the ranking process how strongly the referees/voters feel about the comparisons they make. Voting is a modi ̄ed form of ranking and all the votes are equally important. However, there are situations similar to voting in which the votes are not just ordinal but each voter expresses an intensity of preference for the di®erent candidates, e.g., ranking projects for funding. We… CONTINUE READING

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