*Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting*by

Keith T. Poole

Cambridge University Press, 2005

**Chapter 3**

**Miscellaneous**

Optimal Classification (OC) Program

Optimal Classification Scores and Related Files

How Optimal Classification Works in One Dimension

*Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting*. Technical Supplement to Chapter 3: The Optimal Classification Method (PDF, 7 March 2004)

**R Programs**

Coombs_Mesh.r: R Program to create Symmetric and Asymmetric Complete Coombs Meashes

Figure 3.8A: Twelve Legislator Example with Normal Vector Line

Figure 3.8B: Legislator Points Projected onto Normal Vector Line

Figure 3.10A: Cutting Plane Procedure (Initialization)

Figure 3.10B: Cutting Plane Procedure (1^{st} Iteration)

Figure 3.10C: Cutting Plane Procedure (1^{st} Iteration Least Squares Line)

Figure 3.12A: Cutting Plane Procedure (2^{nd} Iteration)

Figure 3.12B: Cutting Plane Procedure (5^{th} Iteration)

Figure 3.12C: Cutting Plane Procedure (7^{th} Iteration

Figure 3.13A,B,C: Legislator Procedure (Program creates 3 graphs)

Figure 3.14: 1846 Repeal of the Corn Laws

**Book Chapters**

*Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting*

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Geometry of Parliamentary Roll Call Voting

Chapter 3: The Optimal Classification Method

Chapter 4: Probabilistic Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting

Chapter 5: Practical Issues in Computing Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting

Chapter 6: Conducting Natural Experiments with Roll Calls

Chapter 7: Conclusion

Homework Problems

VOTEVIEW Blog

NOMINATE Data, Roll Call Data, and Software

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