RuleApproval¶

class
whalrus.
RuleApproval
(*args, converter: whalrus.converters_ballot.converter_ballot.ConverterBallot = None, **kwargs)[source]¶ Approval voting.
Parameters:  args – Cf. parent class.
 converter (ConverterBallot) – Default:
ConverterBallotToGrades(scale=ScaleRange(0, 1))
. This is the only difference with the parent classRuleRangeVoting
.  kwargs – Cf. parent class.
Examples
>>> RuleApproval([{'a': 1, 'b': 0, 'c': 0}, {'a': 1, 'b': 1, 'c': 0}]).gross_scores_ {'a': 2, 'b': 1, 'c': 0}

average_score_
¶ The average score.
Type: Number

average_score_as_float_
¶ The average score as a float. It is the same as
average_score_
, but converted to a float.Type: float

best_score_as_float_
¶ The best score as a float. It is the same as
RuleScore.best_score_
, but converted to a float.Type: float

compare_scores
(one: numbers.Number, another: numbers.Number) → int¶ Compare two scores.
Parameters:  one (object) – A score.
 another (object) – A score.
Returns: 0 if they are equal, a positive number if
one
is greater thananother
, a negative number otherwise.Return type: int

gross_scores_
¶ The gross scores of the candidates. For each candidate, this dictionary gives the sum of its scores, multiplied by the weights of the corresponding voters. This is the numerator in the candidate’s average score.
Type: NiceDict

gross_scores_as_floats_
¶ Gross scores as floats. It is the same as
gross_scores_
, but converted to floats.Type: NiceDict

n_candidates_
¶ Number of candidates.
Type: int

scores_as_floats_
¶ Scores as floats. It is the same as
scores_
, but converted to floats.Type: NiceDict

strict_order_
¶ Result of the election as a strict order over the candidates. The first element is the winner, etc. This may use the tiebreaking rule.
Type: list

trailer_
¶ The “trailer” of the election. This is the last candidate in
strict_order_
and also the unfavorable choice of the tiebreaking rule incotrailers_
.Type: object

weights_
¶ The weights used for the candidates. For each candidate, this dictionary gives the total weight for this candidate, i.e. the total weight of all voters who assign a score to this candidate. This is the denominator in the candidate’s average score.
Type: NiceDict

weights_as_floats_
¶ Weights as floats. It is the same as
weights_
, but converted to floats.Type: NiceDict

winner_
¶ The winner of the election. This is the first candidate in
strict_order_
and also the choice of the tiebreaking rule incowinners_
.Type: object

worst_score_as_float_
¶ The worst score as a float. It is the same as
RuleScore.worst_score_
, but converted to a float.Type: float