An individual manipulability of positional voting rules
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We study a problem of individual manipulation in an impartial culture (IC) framework using computer modeling. We estimate the degree of manipulability of ten positional voting rules in the case of multiple choice for 3 and 4 alternatives.
KeywordsManipulability Positional voting rules Multiple choice Extended preferences
The work of Fuad Aleskerov and Daniel Karabekyan is partially supported by the Scientific Foundation of the Higher School of Economics (grants # 08-04-0008 and # 10-04-0030), Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grant # 08-01-00039a) and Laboratory DECAN of Higher School of Economics. Remzi Sanver acknowledges the support of the Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Young Scientist Award Program (TUBA-GEBIP) and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) through the project # 107K560. The work of Vyacheslav Yakuba is also supported by Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grant # 08-01-00039a). William Zwicker took part at the very beginning of this project. His ideas and comments were very useful. We also thank an anonymous referee, whose comments allow us to improve the text.
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