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Mathematics and democracy : recent advances in voting systems and collective choice / Bruno Simeone, Friedrich Pukelsheim, (editors).

Contributor(s): Simeone, B. (Bruno) | Pukelsheim, Friedrich, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Studies in choice and welfare: Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 251 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783540356059; 3540356053; 9786610744237; 6610744238; 3540356037 (Cloth); 9783540356035 (Cloth).Other title: Mathematics & democracy.Subject(s): Voting -- Mathematical models -- Congresses | Elections -- Mathematical models -- Congresses | Social choice -- CongressesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Mathematics and democracy.LOC classification: JF1001 | .M38 2006Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Power Indices Taking into Account Agents' Preferences; The Sunfish Against the Octopus: Opposing Compactness to Gerrymandering; Apportionment: Uni- and Bi-Dimensional; Minimum Total Deviation Apportionments; Comparison of Electoral Systems: Simulative and Game Theoretic Approaches; How to Elect a Representative Committee Using Approval Balloting; On Some Distance Aspects in Social Choice Theory; Algorithms for Biproportional Apportionment; Distance from Consensus: A Theme and Variations; A Strategic Problem in Approval Voting.
Summary: Different quantitative approaches to the study of electoral systems have been developed: game-theoretic, decision-theoretic, statistical, probabilistic, combinatorial, geometric, and optimization ones. This book contains contributions from prominent scholars from these disciplines.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Power Indices Taking into Account Agents' Preferences; The Sunfish Against the Octopus: Opposing Compactness to Gerrymandering; Apportionment: Uni- and Bi-Dimensional; Minimum Total Deviation Apportionments; Comparison of Electoral Systems: Simulative and Game Theoretic Approaches; How to Elect a Representative Committee Using Approval Balloting; On Some Distance Aspects in Social Choice Theory; Algorithms for Biproportional Apportionment; Distance from Consensus: A Theme and Variations; A Strategic Problem in Approval Voting.

Different quantitative approaches to the study of electoral systems have been developed: game-theoretic, decision-theoretic, statistical, probabilistic, combinatorial, geometric, and optimization ones. This book contains contributions from prominent scholars from these disciplines.

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