Comment on "A landscape theory of aggregation"

  title={Comment on "A landscape theory of aggregation"},
  author={Serge Galam},
  journal={British Journal of Political Science},
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  • Published 1 April 1998
  • Physics, Mathematics, Economics
  • British Journal of Political Science
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