comparison of power indices and a nonsymmetric generalization by Shapley, Lloyd S.

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  • Voting -- Mathematical models.

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StatementLloyd S. Shapley.
SeriesThe Rand paper series ; P-5872
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Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL16222191M

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The first half of this paper describes and contrasts two well known measures of power in voting systems, introduced by Shapley and Shubik and by Banzhaf and Coleman, respectively.

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Rand Paper P Shubik M () Game theory in the social sciences: Concepts and solutions. First MIT Press Paperback by:   I introduce a new axiom for power indices on the domain of finite simple games that requires the total power of any given pair i, j of players in any given game v to be equivalent to some individual power, i.e., equal to the power of some single player k in some game w.I show that the Banzhaf power index is uniquely characterized by this new “equivalence to individual power” axiom.

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