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Multi-Agent Coalition Formation for Course Selection Strategies in E-Learning System
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Swati Basak, Bireshwar Dass Mazumdar
2014 International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology  
In this work, we presented a multiagent system based for this e-learning scenario based on course selection theory.  ...  We have described here coalition formation among the student agents who are going to select the courses which will be running in the university.  ...  We have proposed an agent-based simulation framework to study the emergence, self-organization and student's agent coalition formations in e-learning voting procedure.  ... 
doi:10.14445/22315373/ijmtt-v6p503 fatcat:pdldqlzkezabfantm745j2kzuu

IEEE VSSC/1622: Voting System Standards

John Wack
2014 Computer  
The initial standard P1622-2011 aimed to produce an XML-based format for exporting blank ballot information from election management systems (EMSs) such that these generically formatted ballots could be  ...  STA NDA RDS The IEEE Voting System Standards Committee is developing standards and guidelines for voting systems to create a common data format for election systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2014.251 fatcat:5pa5gyhhkzck3ewgjgdafm3hce

Development of Parametric Simulation Models for Structural Analysis of Voting Behaviors in Public Referendum

Mizue OHE, Nobuko IGAKI, Ushio SUMITA
2005 Riron to hoho  
This approach enables one to devise a strategy concerning how to transform the formation of the eight residential groups so as to achieve a target voting result.  ...  patterns of the residents in forming their individual opinions toward the voting date.  ...  Formation Group Formation Actual Based on Survey Based on Estimation Pro-Vote Ratio (%) 53.69 53.15 51.65 Voting Ratio (%) 88.59 86.88 88.10 Table 4 . 4 3: Group Formation: Survey vs.  ... 
doi:10.11218/ojjams.20.157 fatcat:lly676g335fhrkbb5vu24kcxs4

Cohesion and Coalition Formation in the European Parliament: Roll-Call Votes and Twitter Activities

Darko Cherepnalkoski, Andreas Karpf, Igor Mozetič, Miha Grčar, Lidia Adriana Braunstein
2016 PLoS ONE  
The first one is the roll-call vote dataset, where cohesion is regarded as the tendency to co-vote within a group, and a coalition is formed when the members of several groups exhibit a high degree of  ...  The first one is based on Krippendorff's Alpha reliability, used to measure the agreement between raters in data-analysis scenarios, and the second one is based on Exponential Random Graph Models, often  ...  A network-based measure of co-voting In this section we describe a network-based approach to analyzing the co-voting behavior of MEPs.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166586 pmid:27835683 pmcid:PMC5106041 fatcat:smb2bigkznfyvd2dg54ohvbrlu

Eliminating Group Agency

Lars J. K. Moen
2021 Economics and Philosophy  
Such groups, group-agent realists argue, are agents in control of their own attitude formation.  ...  Only by eliminating group agency from our social explanations can we see how individuals vote strategically to gain control of their groups and produce collective attitudes we cannot make sense of if we  ...  attitude formation.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0266267121000341 fatcat:hd5okmbss5gv3bo6hm6jc3z3km

Getting along to get ahead: The role of social context in tournament promotion and reward systems

George C. Banks, Christopher E. Whelpley, Eean R. Crawford, Ernest H. O'Boyle, Sven Kepes, Zulqurnain Ali
2021 PLoS ONE  
Interestingly, we find that group dissimilarity based on gender, race, and age, largely does not play a role in advancement in the tournaments.  ...  Further, the strength of ties fails to mediate between variables such as group dissimilarity and initial tie formation.  ...  Early group cohesion. We also based our measure of early group cohesion on votes cast, but this time accounting for the similarity in voting patterns within the initial teams.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0257389 pmid:34543309 pmcid:PMC8452042 fatcat:6tng4o5kuvghrltytprrzonwh4

Kidney Research National Dialogue Overview and Commentary

K. E. Rys-Sikora, C. J. Ketchum, R. A. Star
2013 American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal  
However, a web-based, open-access format may not be well suited to the necessary focusing and refinement of the information.  ...  In terms of recruitment, the real-time format of web-based social networking lends itself to broad participation by individuals who might not have time to travel to a meeting site.  ... 
doi:10.2215/cjn.03590413 pmid:23788616 pmcid:PMC3805070 fatcat:jmdrbmtm4zdh7fk7xr6k2dmkle

The agencies method for coalition formation in experimental games

J. F. Nash, R. Nagel, A. Ockenfels, R. Selten
2012 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
In society, power is often transferred to another person or group.  ...  The base games are finitely repeated for 40 rounds with the same three subjects, allowing cooperation and coordination to evolve.  ...  A.O. acknowledges financial support from the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) through the Leibniz Program and through the research group "Design & Behavior."  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1216361109 pmid:23175792 pmcid:PMC3528550 fatcat:jysgdq2ev5bnzacbxb2eepnagq

EXERCISING THE RIGHT TO VOTE IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC INTEREST GROUPING

Carmen - Nicoleta Bărbieru
2014 Agora International Journal of Juridical Sciences  
The analysis of the exercise of the right to vote has a triple purpose: the exercise of the right to vote, the criteria for the award of the right to vote and making decisions.  ...  , the first one limited itself regarding the Organization of the group to determine the minimum number of bodies of the group, namely the decision-making and the group administrator.  ...  of votes allotted to each member; − alter the conditions for the decision making; − extend the duration of a grouping beyond any period set in the incorporation agreement for the formation of the grouping  ... 
doi:10.15837/aijjs.v8i4.1592 fatcat:mcxcfzkzsjcwbcxg2gd7fd6tf4

Affirmative action or just discrimination? A study on the endogenous emergence of quotas

Loukas Balafoutas, Brent J. Davis, Matthias Sutter
2016 Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization  
If approved by the vote, a quota rule is implemented that favors women in one treatment, but members of an artificially created group based on random color assignment in another treatment.  ...  Quota rules based on an arbitrary criterion, however, are less often approved and lead to strong individual reactions of advantaged and disadvantaged group members and to efficiency losses.  ...  Abstaining is neither a vote for the format in Stage 2 nor the Tournament-B format: therefore, those group members who choose to abstain have no influence on the outcome of the vote.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2016.04.015 fatcat:mb7p3xow75do3ntfqxxe5iadim

Sticking Together

Seán Hanley, Aleks Szczerbiak, Tim Haughton, Brigid Fowler
2008 Party Politics  
of elite characteristics and capacity are needed to supplement the shortcomings of these approaches, in particular: (a) the presence of cohesive elites able to act as the nucleus of new centre-right formations  ...  sub-groups based around different localities, leading personalities and agendas (Szacki 1995) .  ...  This leaves measures based on electoral support.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1354068808090253 fatcat:m37x46nhcbd27itmyc5lxyvlwe

The Cleavage Model, Ethnicity and Voter Alignment in Africa: Conceptual and Methodological Problems Revisited

Gero Erdmann
2007 Social Science Research Network  
The paper maintains that the cleavage model, although modified to include ethnicity, still provides heuristically the best foundation for the explanation of party formation and voting behaviour in Africa  ...  Finally, it is safe to assume that the relevance of ethnicity for the formation of party systems and voter alignment is not a uniform pattern across Africa, but will differ from one country to the other  ...  The ethnic party is based on one ethnic group, while the ethnic congress party is based on several such groups and is in a sense a multi-ethnic party.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1068633 fatcat:22qq7bhpdzarbeeq6hkurdkp64

Development of a risk-based, large-group revision quiz for first-year undergraduates

Lauren K. Goodhead, Frances M. MacMillan
2019 Advances in Physiology Education  
This is the same approach used in a traditional British "pub quiz" on which the format of this quiz is based.  ...  Although content specific to these disciplines was used, this format of teaching could be used for any knowledge-based course that is assessed via MCQs.  ... 
doi:10.1152/advan.00158.2018 fatcat:6vx77nl4q5bvrpvraff6lraxpe

Quantifying Voter Biases in Online Platforms

Himel Dev, Karrie Karahalios, Hari Sundaram
2019 Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction  
In content-based online platforms, use of aggregate user feedback (say, the sum of votes) is commonplace as the "gold standard" for measuring content quality.  ...  (e.g., votes thus far), and position (e.g., answer position).  ...  Notice that the first group of candidate instruments-based on the activities on the question within the bias formation period-may be influenced by the popularity of question (confounder), which in turn  ... 
doi:10.1145/3359222 fatcat:es7jia7nujal3hmvem6yrti5wi

IEEE 802.11n Development: History, Process, and Technology

Eldad Perahia
2008 IEEE Communications Magazine  
Often votes on TGn proposals caused other task groups to temporarily recess their meetings, and garnered on the order of 250 votes.  ...  In essence, the first draft would be selected based on the proposal receiving greater than 50 percent vote rather than 75 percent.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2008.4557042 fatcat:mi4y7enkfngyldeo3n5aaxez2y
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