Probabilistic electoral methods, representative probability, and maximum entropy.
Roger Sewell, David MacKay, Iain McLean
This paper was accepted (Dec 2008) for publication in
The published paper (Issue 26, January 2009) is available as a pdf file.
[This paper was formerly titled 'A maximum entropy approach to fair elections'
RFSpdf.pdf (sorry, no longer available online)]
The Inference Group is supported by the Gatsby Foundation and by a partnership award from IBM Zurich Research LaboratoryDavid J.C. MacKay