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Social Choice And The Mathematics Of Manipulation Alan D. Taylor

Social Choice And The Mathematics Of Manipulation

Alan D. Taylor

Published May 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780521008839
Paperback
176 pages
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 About the Book 

Honesty in voting is not always the best policy. This is a book for mathematicians, political scientists, economists and philosophers who want to understand how it is impossible to devise a reasonable voting system in which voters can never gain byMoreHonesty in voting is not always the best policy. This is a book for mathematicians, political scientists, economists and philosophers who want to understand how it is impossible to devise a reasonable voting system in which voters can never gain by submitting a disingenuous ballot. The book requires no prerequisites except a willingness to follow rigorous mathematical arguments.