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Network Structures of Collective Intelligence: The Contingent Benefits of Group Discussion

  title={Network Structures of Collective Intelligence: The Contingent Benefits of Group Discussion},
  author={Joshua Aaron Becker and Abdullah Almaatouq and Agnes Horvat},
Research on belief formation has produced contradictory findings on whether and when communication between group members will improve the accuracy of numeric estimates such as economic forecasts, medical diagnoses, and job candidate assessments. While some evidence suggests that carefully mediated processes such as the "Delphi method" produce more accurate beliefs than unstructured discussion, others argue that unstructured discussion outperforms mediated processes. Still others argue that… 

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