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nontransitive

(nɒnˈtrænsɪtɪv)
adj
(Logic) logic (of a relation) neither transitive nor intransitive
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However, sensible decision makers can hold nontransitive preferences, as illustrated by the Marquis de Condorcet's paradox in aggregating preferences over several voters.
It argues that the relation of intentional representation is nonreflexive, nonsymmetrical, and nontransitive.
Instead, we conducted a hypothetical monopolist test to evaluate whether a monopolist in North America profitably could implement a nontransitive increase in price of five percent.
Moral actions reach beyond the self but also have a consistent "'in-self" or nontransitive dimension whereby they re-echo in the life of that self thanks to consciousness.
These factors may explain the significant number of nontransitive outcomes in the data.
String overlaps, pattern matching, and nontransitive games.
According to Hunter (1957), nontransitive relations contain two premises with the repeated term in the middle (e.
Similarly, because the language variable recognizes that countries can speak more than one main language, the relation is again nontransitive.
18) This paradox, amplified in Arrow's famous Theorem, involves nontransitive preferences.
Competitive networks: nontransitive competitive relationships in cryptic coral reef environments.
1974) 'The nontransitive consumer' Econometrica 42, pp.
A complex allorecognition system in a reef-building coral: delayed responses, reversals and nontransitive hierarchies.