Voting system R&D (Re: 2017 update to the SPI voting algorithm for Board elections)
ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Sat Mar 4 14:54:52 UTC 2017
Barak A. Pearlmutter writes ("Re: Voting system R&D (Re: 2017 update to the SPI voting algorithm for Board elections)"):
> I have backed up my statements with pointers, either direct or nearly so, to
> primary analyses and scientific literature.
> If the analytical approach (mathematical tools developed by
> economists to study group decision making, compilation and analysis
> of historical data, comparitive computer simulations, impossibility
> theorems, experiments, etc---basically, the scientific method) is
> indeed fundamentally flawed, then I guess that's that.
On the contrary, you have made several important errors of fact,
misapplied what techniques you are using, and (as indeed economists
often do) failed to take into accoount the sociopolitical context.
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