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Pattern recognition applied to presidential elections in the United States, 1860-1980: Role of integral social, economic, and political traits

Lichtman, A. J. and Keilis-Borok, V. I. (1981) Pattern recognition applied to presidential elections in the United States, 1860-1980: Role of integral social, economic, and political traits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 78 (11). pp. 7230-7234. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120717-155505747

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Abstract

The outcome of American presidential elections in 1860-1980 follows certain regular patterns which can be described phenomenologically by simple integral parameters of “common sense” type.


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Additional Information:© 1981 by the National Academy of Sciences. Contributed by V. I. Keilis-Borok, August 10, 1981. This work was accomplished while both authors were Fairchild Scholars at The California Institute of Technology. Dr. A. Raefsky and Dr. E. Nyland wrote the programs we used. This paper is Contribution 3670, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125.
Subject Keywords:algorithm of recognition, parametrization of qualitative problem, dynamics of society
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Official Citation: A. J. Lichtman and V. I. Keilis-Borok Pattern recognition applied to presidential elections in the United States, 1860-1980: Role of integral social, economic, and political traits PNAS 1981 78 (11) 7230-7234
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