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Product No. 5601 Supplementary Print Price: FREE with membership
 

The Mathematical Theory of Elections (HiMAP)

Joseph Malkevitch


Mathematics Topic:
Algebra, Article, Discrete Mathematics, Finite Mathematics
Application Areas:
Political Science, Voting Theory
Prerequisites:
Algebra I & II, finite mathematics

| ©1999 by COMAP, Inc. | 68 pages |


This module illustrates how mathematics can design and analyze election and ranking methods. Preference schedules, fairness criteria, and weighted voting all demonstrate that how votes are counted can affect the outcome of an election. HiMAP Module 1.

HiMAP library now available on CD-ROM product no. 7593

Table of Contents:

SECTION 1: SOME ELECTIONS RESULTS

SECTION 2: TYPES OF BALLOTS

SECTION 3: ELECTION METHODS

SECTION 4: ARROW'S THEOREM

SECTION 5: PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION

SECTION 6: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

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