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See detailBelief revision, belief merging and voting
Gabbay, Dov M. UL; Pigozzi, Gabriella UL; Rodrigues, O.

in Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on Logic and the Foundations of Games and Decision Theory (LOFT06) (2006)

In belief revision, an agent is faced with the problem of choosing between several alternatives when trying to restore con- sistency to theory. Ideally, the choice process is conducted in a way that ... [more ▼]

In belief revision, an agent is faced with the problem of choosing between several alternatives when trying to restore con- sistency to theory. Ideally, the choice process is conducted in a way that verifies a number of fairness principles. On the other hand, be- lief merging concerns with the problem of determining a group’s be- liefs from individual members’ beliefs that are not always compatible with each other. Similarly, in voting systems, a social welfare func- tion takes individual preferences into account in order to produce a collective preference. Here again certain fairness principles are desir- able. In this paper, we investigate the relationship between revision, merging and voting. [less ▲]

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