Mean-median compromise method as an innovating voting rule in social choice theory

Authors

  • Ruffin-Benoit Ngoie Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de Mbanza-Ngungu (Teaching College of Mbanza-Ngungu)
  • Berthold Ulungu E-L Institut Supérieur des Techniques Appliquées

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14419/ijamr.v4i1.4139

Published:

2015-02-20

Keywords:

Aggregation, Approval Voting, Borda Majority Count, Majority Judgment, Social Choice Function.

Abstract

This paper aims at presenting a new voting function which is obtained in Balinski-Laraki's framework and benefits mean and median advantages. The so-called Mean-Median Comprise Method (MMCM) has fulfilled criteria such as unanimity, neutrality, anonymity, monotonicity, and Arrow's independence of irrelevant alternatives. It also generalizes approval voting system.

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