PP-2012-03: Logic and Social Choice Theory

PP-2012-03: Endriss, Ulle (2012) Logic and Social Choice Theory. [Report]

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We give an introduction to social choice theory, the formal study of mechanisms for collective decision making, and highlight the role that logic has taken, and continues to take, in its development. The first part of the chapter is devoted to a succinct exposition of the axiomatic method in social choice theory and covers several of the classical theorems in the field. In the second part we then outline three areas of recent research activity: logics for social choice, social choice in combinatorial domains, and judgment aggregation.

Item Type: Report
Report Nr: PP-2012-03
Series Name: Prepublication (PP) Series
Year: 2012
Uncontrolled Keywords: social choice theory; preference representation; judgment aggregation
Depositing User: Ulle Endriss
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2016 14:37
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 14:37
URI: https://eprints.illc.uva.nl/id/eprint/445

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