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Wednesday 30 Nov 2022Robin Chapman Lecture: Clueless Voting

Prof. Imre Leader - University of Cambridge

Harrison 004 14:30-16:30


Our starting point is the following obviously absurd question. Suppose that a large group are set to vote on a yes/no issue - each person will vote (in the usual way, in secret, at the same time) and then the `outcome' is taken to be the majority decision. Each voter wants their vote to be right, but no voter has any idea at all about the issue. How should they vote?

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