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* [http://lists.electorama.com/pipermail/election-methods-electorama.com/2004-October/013971.html More concise definition].  In this last version, River is defined very similarly to ranked pairs.
 
* [http://lists.electorama.com/pipermail/election-methods-electorama.com/2004-October/013971.html More concise definition].  In this last version, River is defined very similarly to ranked pairs.
 
* [http://lists.electorama.com/pipermail/election-methods-electorama.com/2004-October/014102.html Example using 2004 baseball scores].  This shows how a 14-candidate election winner can be determined much more quickly using River than with RP or Beatpath.
 
* [http://lists.electorama.com/pipermail/election-methods-electorama.com/2004-October/014102.html Example using 2004 baseball scores].  This shows how a 14-candidate election winner can be determined much more quickly using River than with RP or Beatpath.
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* [http://lists.electorama.com/pipermail/election-methods-electorama.com/2004-April/012678.html Early criticism of the River method].  This shows that the River method violates mono-add-top and mono-remove-bottom

Revision as of 06:29, 28 April 2005

River is a cloneproof monotonic Condorcet ambiguity resolution method with similarities to both Ranked Pairs and Cloneproof Schwartz Sequential Dropping, but when cycles exist, can in rare cases find a different winner than either of the other two methods.

It was first proposed by Jobst Heitzig on the Election-methods mailing list: