analysis of linguistic data based on social choice concepts by G. H. Makepeace

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StatementG.H. Makepeace, S.J.R. Vicary and R. Vismans.
SeriesHull economic research papers -- No.169
ContributionsVicary, S. J. R., Vismans, R.
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