Re: approximate solutions

From: Jerry Lobdill <lobdillj_at_charter_dot_net>
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 12:17:09 CDT

Ed,

Yes, it's possible. I thought of that, being a 1959 engineering
school graduate, back when such things were still viewed as useful.
:-) We'll see if it seems practical. If so I might try to sell that
idea in Texas. Can't speak for uscountvotes though.

Jerry Lobdill

At 09:35 AM 7/21/2006, you wrote:
>Message: 3
>Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 07:34:58 -0700 (PDT)
>From: "Edmund R. Kennedy" <ekennedyx@yahoo.com>
>Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] Fwd: OVC-discuss Digest, Vol 21, Issue 21
>To: Open Voting Consortium discussion list
> <ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net>
>Message-ID: <20060721143458.81403.qmail@web81910.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
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>
>Hello All:
>
> Could an approximate solution be derived
>graphically via one or more nomographs? One axis
>could be number of votes, another axis could be the
>closeness of the election and other variables could be
>presented by means of a 'family' of curves. A good
>example could be the 2000 "Highway Capacity Manual's,"
>speed density curves or the classic Manning's
>Nomograph with turning line used for open channel flow
>by civil engineers. That certainly would be a lot
>less intimidating to your average registrar of voters
>or election rights activist.
>
>Thanks, Ed Kennedy

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