Combinatorial optimization and preference pattern aggregation

  • J. M. Blin
  • Andrew B. Whinston
Unban And Society Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4)


Social Choice Majority Vote Master Problem Preference Pattern Saliency Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Blin
    • 1
  • Andrew B. Whinston
    • 2
  1. 1.Northwestern UniversityEvanston
  2. 2.Purdue UniversityLafayette

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