Recognizing a Single-Issue Spatial Election
A single-issue spatial election is a voter preference profile derived from an arrangement of candidates and voters on a line, with each voter preferring the nearer of each pair of candidates. We provide a polynomial-time algorithm that determines whether a given preference profile is a single-issue spatial election and, if so, constructs such an election. This result also has preference representation and mechanism design applications.
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- Miguel Angel Ballester & Guillaume Haeringer, 2006.
"A Characterization of Single-Peaked Preferences,"
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Journal of Mathematical Economics,
Elsevier, vol. 43(2), pages 87-98, February.
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