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This site hosts versions of the Pscout Android Permission Mapping tool.  Currently there are two versions.  The original PScout was developed and published in 2012 by Kathy Wain Yee Au, Yi Fan Zhou, Zhen Huang and David Lie.  PScout II, a subsequent rewrite was done by Ding Zhu.  The source code, research paper and permission datasets are availble below.

Source code

Original PScout
PScout II

Documentation

Kathy Wain Yee Au, Yi Fan Zhou, Zhen Huang and David Lie.  PScout: Analyzing the Android Permission Specification . In the Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2012). October 2012.  [Full Paper] [PScout presentation slides]

Datasets

You can download datasets on the dataset page.

A tool for extracting the permission mapping from Android