Class of 2019: Using Math to Fight Gerrymandering
May 3, 2019
Data+, Gerrymandering, Social Sciences
A team of students led by Professors Jonathan Mattingly and Gregory Herschlag will investigate gerrymandering in political districting plans. Students will improve on and employ an algorithm to sample the space of compliant redistricting plans for both state and federal districts. The output of the algorithm will be used to detect gerrymandering for a...