A social choice function runs on the votes to determine winners.
- Parent Page: Election
The difference between socialChoice and election is that election is a mediator for all the aspects of a spatial election model such as casting a vote, or the number of dimensions, while socialChoice is the part of the election that just considers the votes and the result of running the social choice method. Then socialChoice returns a summary of the results of the social choice method.
Social Choice Methods
- A list of social choice methods with the same interface.
- Input votes, socialChoiceOptions, and some optional precomputed tallies.
- Output a social choice decision and any information for visualization.
- iWinners or allocation.