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Tactical vote in committees with applications to decision-making

Author
Freixas, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
27th European Conference on Operational Research
Date of publication
2015
Presentation's date
2015-07-13
Book of congress proceedings
27th European Conference on Operational Research: conference handbook: EURO 2015, 12-15 July 2015, Glasgow
First page
74
URL
https://www.euro-online.org/conf/euro27/treat_abstract?paperid=994 Open in new window
Abstract
In (j,k)-games each player chooses amongst j ordered options and there are k possible outcomes. We consider the case where players are assumed to prefer some outcomes to others, and note that when k is greater than two the players have an incentive to vote strategically. In doing so, we combine the theory of cooperative game theory and social choice theory. We define the concept of a (j,k)-game with preferences, either unrestricted or single-peaked preferences, and what it means for it to be m...
Keywords
Decision support systems, Game theory, Multi-objective decision making
Group of research
GRTJ - Game Theory Research Group

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