Statistical comparison of aggregation rules for votes
If individual voters observe the true ranking on a set of alternatives with error, then the problem of aggregating their observations is one of statistical inference. This study develops a statistical methodology that can be used to evaluate the properties of a given voting or aggregation rule. These techniques are then applied to some well-known rules.
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