**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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(3MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Math Alive**

by

**Ingrid Daubechies, Shannon Hughes**-

**Princeton University**

Designed for those who haven't had college mathematics but would like to understand some applications: Cryptography; Error correction and compression; Probability and Statistics; Birth, Growth, Death and Chaos; Graph Theory; Voting and Social Choice.

(

**7704**views)

**Street-Fighting Mathematics**

by

**Sanjoy Mahajan**-

**The MIT Press**

The book about the art of guessing results and solving problems without doing a proof or an exact calculation. Techniques include extreme-cases reasoning, dimensional analysis, successive approximation, discretization, generalization, etc.

(

**13776**views)

**Lectures On Approximation By Polynomials**

by

**J.G. Burkill**-

**Tata Institute of Fundamental Research**

From the table of contents: Weierstrass's Theorem; The Polynomial of Best Approximation Chebyshev Polynomials; Approximations to abs(x); Trigonometric Polynomials; Inequalities, etc; Approximation in Terms of Differences.

(

**6541**views)

**Applied Mathematics by Example**

by

**Jeremy Pickles**-

**BookBoon**

This book approaches the subject from an oft-neglected historical perspective. A particular aim is to make accessible to students Newton's vision of a single system of law governing the falling of an apple and the orbital motion of the moon.

(

**11890**views)