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Product Description: Over two centuries of theory and practical experience have taught us that election and decision procedures do not behave as expected. Instead, we now know that when different tallying methods are applied to the same ballots, radically different outcomes can emerge, that most procedures can select the candidate, the voters view as being inferior, and that some commonly used methods have the disturbing anomaly that a winning candidate can lose after receiving added support...read more

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9780387571997 | Springer Verlag, February 1, 1994, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Over two centuries of theory and practical experience have taught us that election and decision procedures do not behave as expected.

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9783642486463 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, April 18, 2012), cover price $139.00 | About this edition: Over two centuries of theory and practical experience have taught us that election and decision procedures do not behave as expected.

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Product Description: We decide by elections, but do we elect who the voters really want? The answer, as we have learned over the last two centuries, is "not necessarily." What a negative, frightening assertion about a principal tool of democracy! This negativism has been supported by two hundred years of published results showing how bad the situation can be...read more

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9780521731607 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 25, 2008), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: We decide by elections, but do we elect who the voters really want?

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Product Description: Written by well-known expert Donald Saari, this book is directed toward readers who want to learn about the Newtonian $N$-body problem. It is also intended for students and experts who are interested in new expositions of past results in this area, previously unpublished research conclusions, and new research problems...read more

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9780821832509 | Amer Mathematical Society, October 1, 2005, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Written by well-known expert Donald Saari, this book is directed toward readers who want to learn about the Newtonian $N$-body problem.

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Product Description: The formative years of the American Mathematical Society coincided with a time of remarkable development in mathematics. During this period, the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society and its predecessor, The Bulletin of the New York Mathematical Society, served as a primary vehicle for reporting mathematics to American mathematicians...read more
By Donald G. Saari (editor)

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9780821826720 | Amer Mathematical Society, December 1, 2003, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: The formative years of the American Mathematical Society coincided with a time of remarkable development in mathematics.

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Product Description: This volume reflects the proceedings from an international conference on celestial mechanics held at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in celebration of Donald Saari's sixtieth birthday. Many leading experts and researchers presented their recent results...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Alain Chenciner (editor), Richard Chushman (editor), Clark Robinson (editor), Donald G. Saari (editor) and Zhihong Jeff Xia (editor)

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9780821829028 | Amer Mathematical Society, August 1, 2002, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: This volume reflects the proceedings from an international conference on celestial mechanics held at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in celebration of Donald Saari's sixtieth birthday.

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Product Description: This highly accessible book offers undergraduates and professionals a new, different interpretation and resolution of Arrow's and Sen's theorems. Using simple mathematics, it shows that these negative conclusions arise because, in each case, some of their assumptions negate other crucial assumptions...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521808163 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This highly accessible book offers undergraduates and professionals a new, different interpretation and resolution of Arrow's and Sen's theorems.

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9780521004046 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This highly accessible book offers undergraduates and professionals a new, different interpretation and resolution of Arrow's and Sen's theorems.

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Product Description: What does the 2000 U.S. presidential election have in common with selecting a textbook for a calculus course in your department? Was Ralph Nader's influence on the election of George W. Bush greater than the now-famous chads? In Chaotic Elections!, Don Saari analyzes these questions, placing them in the larger context of voting systems in general...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780821828472 | Amer Mathematical Society, March 1, 2001, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: What does the 2000 U.

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Product Description: Amazingly, the complexities of voting theory can be explained and resolved with comfortable geometry. A geometry which unifies such seemingly disparate topics as manipulation, monotonicity, and even the apportionment issues of the US Supreme Court...read more

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9783540600640 | Springer Verlag, June 1, 1995, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: Amazingly, the complexities of voting theory can be explained and resolved with comfortable geometry.

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