Political Redistricting (2008-Present)
Facilitating transparency through algorithmic Redistricting
1. King, D.M., Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., Cho, W.K. Tam, 2012, “Geo-Graphs: An Efficient Model for Enforcing Contiguity and Hole
Constraints in Planar Graph Partitioning,” Operations Research, 60(5), 1213-1228.
2. King, D.M., Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., 2015, “Efficient Geo-Graph Contiguity and Hole Algorithms for Geographic Zoning and Dynamic Plane Graph Partitioning,” Mathematical Programming, Series A, 149(1&2), 425-457.
3. King, D.M., Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., 2018, “The Geo-Graph in Practice: Creating United States Congressional Districts from Census Blocks,” Computational Optimization and Applications.
(11 September 2017) Study: Congressional redistricting less contentious when resolved using computer algorithm, based on the paper “The Geo-Graph in Practice: Creating United States Congressional Districts from Census Blocks,” which will appear in Combinatorial Optimization and Applications. See also It is time to set political boundaries (Innovation Magazine, 12 September 2017), New Algorithm Makes Congressional Redistricting More Equitable to Constituents (Sioban Treacy, Electronics 360, 13 September 2017).
Douglas M. King (2008-2012)
Rahul Swamy (2016-Present)
Last updated: 1 October 2017
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