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Scaling rep earned by the rep of person upvoting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicate How Trustworthy the UpVotes Are What if, instead of having a hard-coded value of how much rep a person gets per upvote, if the amount an upvote is worth is scaled by ...
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Dynamic calculation of reputation based on voter's rank [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicate How Trustworthy the UpVotes Are When calculating score for up vote/down vote should the rank of person issuing the vote be taken into account? Say if your question ...
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Should the upvote or downvote by a higher-reputation programmer count more than the same by a lower-reputation programmer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicate How Trustworthy the UpVotes Are I think it should.
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Could we see maximum of reputations of upvoters? [duplicate]

There are many new question, even limited to a field. A new method, to see which one is interesting, could be to display the reputation of the person who upvoted and has the largest reputation among ...
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Some thoughts about weighted scoring systems and tweaks to the calculation of scores to provide a more informative ranking order [duplicate]

Just looking at some trends of users and patterns of questions that have been asked, and I thought whether additional badges or weighted systems of scoring can be used for people who contribute very ...
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Doesn't science have a better reputation system than Stack Overflow?

In science, peer review works a bit like upvotes: person A says that "yes, I think this work doesn't have any major flaws". Over time people who have published lots of work that has got such approval ...
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Applying PageRank-like algorithm to Stack Overflow votes

Has anyone considered using a PageRank-like algorithm for the reputation system? This would help to address the common criticism that users gain more reputation for witty one-liners than detailed, ...
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Don't close questions as duplicate if the original is closed

I asked a meta question a while back which was closed as a duplicate. I notice now that the original question is also closed. Is it the case that once a question has been asked and a verdict reached ...
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Modified h-index for questions and answers?

In academia, the h-index is a measure of how much of an impact a researcher has. It's defined as follows: You have an h-index of k if you have published at least k papers that each have k or more ...
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Ranking users similar to page rank

I believe it should be possible to score user reputation using an algorithm similar to page rank. The idea is up-voting from a higher ranked stack user should weigh greater than an up-vote from a ...
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Add vote weighting for self-nominated Experts

If I were to post an answer on a (eg) question tagged as 'cryptography' and receive two upvotes, one from joe-bloggs and one from a recognised expert in the field, it would be nice if that second vote ...
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If a user has good rep on a particular tag, shouldn't their votes in that tag have more weight?

Let's say you have a 2000 reputation score in the java tag. If you vote on a question/answer that also has the java tag you have the same influence as someone who has 0 reputation in that particular ...
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Display a second, alternative, weighted vote count

There have been many discussions about counting votes with various weighting schemes: self nominated expert (bad), rep (bad bad), rep (again, but not bad?), and several down-vote specific schemes (...