Karin Knudson along with Colin Caroll will present their work on racial gerrymandering at the 2018 PyCon in Cleveland, OH. Here are the details:
Fighting Gerrymandering with PyMC3
At the end of 2017, there were seven states with ongoing redistricting litigation. We will discuss a statistical model that the United States Supreme Court declared to be appropriate in cases of racial gerrymandering, and show how it can be implemented and used with the library
PyMC3. We will also discuss what the model tells us about racial gerrymandering in North Carolina.