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Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting


Keith T. Poole

Cambridge University Press, 2005

Chapter 2

These R programs run under version 2.0.1. If you have problems with the R code please send me an e-mail at ktpoole@uga.edu. If you improve these or write more elegant versions please send them to me and I will post them. I make no claim to being the world's best R coder!!

Figure 2.1: R Program To Create Normal and Quadratic Utility Function Graphs

Figure 2.7: R Program To Create 12 Legislators in 2 Dimensions Perfect Voting Example
Figure 2.8: R Program To Create Two Complete Coombs Meshes
Figure 2.10: R Program To Create a Symmetric Complete Coombs Mesh
Figure 2.11: R Program To Create Twelve Legislator Example with Normal Vector Line

Book Chapters

Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Geometry of Parliamentary Roll Call Voting
Chapter 3: The Optimal Classification Method
Chapter 4: Probabilistic Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting
Chapter 5: Practical Issues in Computing Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting
Chapter 6: Conducting Natural Experiments with Roll Calls
Chapter 7: Conclusion

Homework Problems

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