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Balanced power diagrams for redistricting

@article{CohenAddad2017BalancedPD,
  title={Balanced power diagrams for redistricting},
  author={V. Cohen-Addad and P. Klein and N. Young},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1710.03358}
}
We propose a method for redistricting, decomposing a geographical area into subareas, called districts, so that the populations of the districts are as close as possible and the districts are compact and contiguous. Each district is the intersection of a polygon with the geographical area. The polygons are convex and the average number of sides per polygon is less than six. The polygons tend to be quite compact. With each polygon is associated a center. The center is the centroid of the… Expand
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