Social Network Analysis for Judgment Aggregation (bibtex)
by Silvano Colombo Tosatto, Marc van Zee
Abstract:
The majority of work in judgment aggregation is devoted to studying impossibility results, but the (social) dependencies that may exist between voters has received less attention. We use techniques from social network analysis to study the relations between the individuals participating in a judgment aggregation problem by analysing the similarity between their judgments in terms of social networks. We show that using these techniques we are capable of obtaining the same results as the most representative voter rule of judgment aggregation.
Reference:
Social Network Analysis for Judgment Aggregation (Silvano Colombo Tosatto, Marc van Zee), In 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2014), 2014.
Bibtex Entry:
@InProceedings{tosatto-vanzee:aamas2013,
  Title                    = {Social Network Analysis for Judgment Aggregation},
  Author                   = {Silvano Colombo Tosatto and Marc van Zee},
  Booktitle                = {13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2014)},
  Year                     = {2014},

  Abstract                 = {The majority of work in judgment aggregation is devoted to studying impossibility results, but the (social) dependencies that may exist between voters has received less attention. We use techniques from social network analysis to study the relations between the individuals participating in a judgment aggregation problem by analysing the similarity between their judgments in terms of social networks. We show that using these techniques we are capable of obtaining the same results as the most representative voter rule of judgment aggregation.},
  Url                      = {http://www.marcvanzee.nl/publications/2014/aamas2014_social_network_analysis_for_judgment_aggregation.pdf}
}