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Computers and redistricting

Postby Joseph Malkevitch » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:17 am

Dear Colleagues,

Contentiousness over politicizing of redistricting, especially in light of the fact that after the 2020 Census many states will have to redistrict, is growing. Some see the use of computer algorithms as helping here, though not all algorithms are intrinsically fair:

https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/554033

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Joe
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York College (CUNY)
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