Applying Fuzzy Mathematics to Empirical Work in Political Science

  • John N. MordesonEmail author
  • Terry D. Clark
  • Mark J. Wierman
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 325)


This paper discusses the effort that scholars have been engaged in to develop the necessary theoretical basis for political scientists to apply fuzzy logic to empirical analysis in social choice. This paper discusses the many successes scholars have had in this endeavor. It also provides direction for future work in answering questions that have yet to be resolved adequately.


Social Choice Choice Function Vote Rule Aggregation Rule Fuzzy Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John N. Mordeson
    • 1
    Email author
  • Terry D. Clark
    • 2
  • Mark J. Wierman
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsCreighton UniversityOmahaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceCreighton UniversityOmahaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Journalism, Media, and ComputersCreighton UniversityOmahaUSA

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