Micah Altman

Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT

77 Massachusetts Avenue

50 Memorial Drive

Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

United States

http://micahaltman.com

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Revealing Preferences: Why Gerrymanders are Hard to Prove, and What to Do about It

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, University of Florida, University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics and University of Florida - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,083 (39,295)
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Gerrymandering, Redistricting, Revealed Preferences

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A Harm-Reduction Framework for Algorithmic Fairness

16 IEEE Security & Privacy 34 (2018), Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2018-3
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Micah Altman, Alexandra Wood and Effy Vayena
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and ETH Zurich
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Integrating Approaches to Privacy Across the Research Lifecycle: Long-Term Longitudinal Studies

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, RTI International, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, Columbia University Department of Computer Science, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society and Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society
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privacy, information privacy, data privacy, confidentiality, longitudinal data, social science research

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Differential Privacy: A Primer for a Non-Technical Audience

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 21, No. 17, 2018, Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2019-2
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Harvard University, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Pennsylvania State University, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University and Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society
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A Proposed Standard for the Scholarly Citation of Quantitative Data

D-Lib Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 3/4, March/April 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jan 2008
Micah Altman and Gary King
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT and Harvard University
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Towards a Modern Approach to Privacy-Aware Government Data Releases

30 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1967 (2015), Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2016-9
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 16 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
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privacy, information privacy, open data, open government, FOIA, Privacy Act, public records

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A principled approach to defining anonymization as applied to EU data protection law

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 May 2022 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2024
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, University of Chicago - Department of Computer Science, Brown University, Brown University, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
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Information Privacy, Data Protection, EDPL, Anonymization, Deidentification

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Integrating Approaches to Privacy Across the Research Lifecycle: When Is Information Purely Public?

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2015-7
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Columbia University Department of Computer Science, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 414 (135,649)
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Redistricting and Polarization

Micah Altman & Michael P. McDonald, "Redistricting and Polarization" in Thurber J, Yoshinaka A (eds)., American Gridlock: The Sources, Character, and Impact of Political Polarization. Cambridge University Press; 2015.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jan 2016
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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redistricting, polarization

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The Limitations of Quantitative Methods for Analyzing Gerrymanders: Indicia, Algorithms, Statistics and Revealed Preference

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jul 2007
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
Downloads 276 (210,326)
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redistricting, gerrymander, competitiveness, compactness, hypotheis tests, bias, responsiveness, automated redistricting

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What a Hybrid Legal-Technical Analysis Teaches Us About Privacy Regulation: The Case of Singling Out

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, University of Chicago - Department of Computer Science, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
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singling out, GDPR, data anonymization, differential privacy, k-anonymity, information privacy law

12.

Paradoxes of Political Reform: Congressional Redistricting In Florida

McKee, Seth (Ed.), Jigsaw Puzzle Politics in the Sunshine State. University Press of Florida. Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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Datos Abiertos, Representación Política Y Redistritación En México (Open Data, Political Representation and Redistricting in Mexico)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Apr 2015
Brandeis University, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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datos abiertos, redistritación, mapeo público, representación política, open data, redistricting, public mapping, political representation

14.

Public Participation GIS: The Case of Redistricting

Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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Redistricting, GIS, public participation, open-source software

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Redistricting by Formula: An Ohio Reform Experiment

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jun 2014
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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crowdsourcing; redistricting; elections; transparency; participation; GIS

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Data Protection's Composition Problem

European Data Protection Law Review (EDPL), Vol. 5, Iss. 3 (2019) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Sep 2019
Institute for Technology Law & Policy, University of Chicago - Department of Computer Science, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, University of Michigan Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
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Data Protection, Privacy, Composition, Computer Science, Personal Data, Statistics, Cumulative Effects, Cumulative Impacts

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The Effects of Automated Redistricting and Partisan Strategic Interaction on Representation: The Case of Mexico

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Brandeis University, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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automated redistricting, gerrymandering, parties, Mexico

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A Digital Library for the Dissemination and Replication of Quantitative Social Science Research: The Virtual Data Center

Social Science Computer Review, Vol.19, No.4, pp. 458-470, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University
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No Accountability without Transparency and Consistency: Redistricting-by-Formula in Mexico

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Brandeis University, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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electoral management, independence, integrity, redistricting, optimization, transparency, accountability

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Using New Forms of Information for Official Economic Statistics -- Examining the Commodity Flow Survey: Executive Summary from the 1rst Workshop in the Census-MIT Big Data Workshop Series

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Micah Altman, Cavan Capps and Ronald Prevost
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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big data, economics, commodity flow

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Location Confidentiality and Official Surveys

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Apr 2016
Micah Altman, Cavan Capps and Ronald Prevost
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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Privacy, Big Data, Statistical Organizations

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How Does Redistricting Matter? Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Setting in Mexico

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 02 May 2022
Brandeis University, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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electoral management, redistricting, party strategic interaction, algorithmic optimization, gerrymandering.

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Information Wants Someone Else to Pay for It: Laws of Information Economics and Scholarly Publishing

Informations Services and Use, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Micah Altman and Marguerite Avery
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT and Trinity University Press
Downloads 46 (754,734)
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scholarly communication, scholarly publishing, open access, OA, digital publishing, university presses

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Institutions Matter, Lines Don't: Unveiling Mexico's Redistricting Process

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 28 Jan 2024
Brandeis University, Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department and University of FloridaGeorge Mason University - Government and Politics
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electoral integrity, electoral management, redistricting, party strategic interaction, algorithmic optimization, gerrymandering

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Threats to Confidentiality in Political Science Research

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Micah Altman
Center for Research in Equitable and Open Scholarship, MIT

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