Voting, Arbitration & Fair Division: Mathematics of Social Choice
by Marcus Pivato
Publisher: Trent University 2007
Number of pages: 181
An introduction to social choice theory, which uses mathematics to study the strengths/weaknesses of voting systems, arbitration schemes, and other methods of group decision making. Lots of pictures, requires only basic linear algebra.
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