This procedure was used to run redistricting simulations with an R module called BARD (Better Automated ReDistricting). Since the same code needed to be run repeatedly for 2-200 seats and for all US states, a parallel computing environment was used.
OxCal is a freeware program, developed by the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit (ORAU), University of Oxford. It applies a Bayesian approach for the analysis of archaeological and environmental chronological information. Binaries are distributed for the current version (v.4) for Mac and Win platforms.
The application consists of three main modules. The project manager and output [...]