# An Operator View on Alliances in Politics

@article{Bagarello2015AnOV, title={An Operator View on Alliances in Politics}, author={Fabio Bagarello}, journal={SIAM J. Appl. Math.}, year={2015}, volume={75}, pages={564-584} }

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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