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Voting Games: Part I

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6. References

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(Unsigned) How the European Union Works, European Communities, 2003 (ISBN 92-894-5283-8)

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  1. Introduction
  2. Voting systems and games
  3. Basic mathematical ideas
  4. Unintuitive behavior
  5. More voting games
  6. References