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Some foundations for empirical study in the Euclidean spatial model of social choice

Craig A. Tovey

Some foundations for empirical study in the Euclidean spatial model of social choice

by Craig A. Tovey

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistics,
  • Algorithms,
  • Empirical

  • About the Edition

    Recent results are surveyed, and some new results are given, that contribute towards a theoretical and computational basis for empirical study in the Euclidean spatial model. The results are of two types: asymptotic statistical consistency of sample estimators, and algorithmic methods for recovering spatial locations and computing various solution concepts. The new results are: the asymptotic consistency of the sample yolk center and epsilon- core; NP-completeness of the 1-dimensional spatial location recovery system; a modification of the Poole-Rosenthal heuristic for multidimensional recovery; and fast algorithms to compute Simpson-Cramer points and supermajority win sets in fixed dimension.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesNPS-OR-91-025.
    StatementCraig A. Tovey
    ContributionsNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of Operations Research
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25499244M

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