**Voting, Arbitration & Fair Division: Mathematics of Social Choice**

by Marcus Pivato

**Publisher**: Trent University 2007**Number of pages**: 181

**Description**:

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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