A Continuous Transformation Useful for Districting

  title={A Continuous Transformation Useful for Districting},
  author={Waldo Tobler},
Imagine that one could stretch a geographical map so that areas with many people would appear large, and areas with few people would appear small. If such a map could be made one would expect all voting districts to be the same size for they should contain equal numbers of people. Drawing on such maps should simplify the process of creating district boundaries. The construction of maps of the requisite type is shown to require the simultaneous solution of a pair of nonlinear partial… CONTINUE READING