An Operator View on Alliances in Politics

  title={An Operator View on Alliances in Politics},
  author={Fabio Bagarello},
  journal={SIAM J. Appl. Math.},
  • F. Bagarello
  • Published 23 January 2015
  • Political Science
  • SIAM J. Appl. Math.
We introduce the concept of an operator decision making technique and apply it to a concrete political problem: should a given political party form a coalition or not? We focus on the situation of three political parties and divide the electorate into four groups: partisan supporters of each party and a group of undecided voters. We consider party-party interactions of two forms: shared or differing alliance attitudes. Our main results consist of time-dependent decision functions for each of… 

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