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Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting

by

Keith T. Poole

Cambridge University Press, 2005

Chapter 3

Miscellaneous

Optimal Classification (OC) Program

Optimal Classification Scores and Related Files

How Optimal Classification Works in One Dimension

Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting. Technical Supplement to Chapter 3: The Optimal Classification Method (PDF, 7 March 2004)

R Programs

Coombs_Mesh.r: R Program to create Symmetric and Asymmetric Complete Coombs Meashes

Figure 3.8A: Twelve Legislator Example with Normal Vector Line
Figure 3.8B: Legislator Points Projected onto Normal Vector Line
Figure 3.10A: Cutting Plane Procedure (Initialization)
Figure 3.10B: Cutting Plane Procedure (1st Iteration)
Figure 3.10C: Cutting Plane Procedure (1st Iteration Least Squares Line)

Figure 3.12A: Cutting Plane Procedure (2nd Iteration)
Figure 3.12B: Cutting Plane Procedure (5th Iteration)
Figure 3.12C: Cutting Plane Procedure (7th Iteration
Figure 3.13A,B,C: Legislator Procedure (Program creates 3 graphs)
Figure 3.14: 1846 Repeal of the Corn Laws

## 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

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