Gerrymandering and Compactness: Implementation Flexibility and Abuse
arXiv: Computers and Society, Volume abs/1803.02857, 2018.
The shape of an electoral district may suggest whether it was drawn with political motivations, or gerrymandered. For this reason, quantifying the shape of districts, in particular their compactness, is a key task in politics and civil rights. A growing body of literature suggests and analyzes compactness measures mathematically, but litt...More
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