Computational Social Choice (with a Special Emphasis on the Use of Logic)

  • Ulle Endriss
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7758)


This is a summary of a tutorial on computational social choice, delivered at the 9th Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation in Kutaisi, Georgia, in September 2011. The tutorial specifically focussed on the use of logic in the field.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulle Endriss
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  1. 1.Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC)University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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