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Introduction

  • W. D. Wallis
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Abstract

There are many situations that call for a group decision. At one extreme, three friends might be trying to decide where to go for dinner. At the other end of things, millions of people often need to decide which individual, or which political party, will lead their country. Very often we decide by voting. But what is the best—fairest, most representative—voting system? This is more complicated, and less obvious, than you might think.

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. D. Wallis
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSouthern Illinois UniversityEvansvilleUSA

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