- Anybody can ask a question
- Anybody can answer
- The best answers are voted up and rise to the top
I think that there is nothing serious - Ghist only noticed the existence of cycles in the set of voted alternatives. If you are interested in algebraic methods of the theory of voting, I advise you to see the results of V.Danilov (e.g., http://arxiv.org/pdf/1011.2888.pdf and previous papers).