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How Best to Rank Wines: Majority Judgment

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  • Rida Laraki

    (Ecole Polytechnique - Ecole Polytechnique, IMJ - Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu - CNRS : UMR7586 - Université Paris VI - Pierre et Marie Curie - Université Paris VII - Paris Diderot)

  • Michel Balinski

    (Department of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique - CNRS : UMR7176 - Polytechnique - X)

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    Classifying and ranking wines has been a favorite activity of men and women since timeimmemorial. The intent of this article is to explain how and why the traditional methods for amalgamating the grades fail and how and why a new approach - majority judgment - does the job best.

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