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The Dynamics of Multi-agent Multi-option Decision Making

  title={The Dynamics of Multi-agent Multi-option Decision Making},
  author={Alessio Franci and Martin Golubitsky and Naomi Ehrich Leonard},
  journal={arXiv: Optimization and Control},
Decision making is a dynamical phenomenon and thus the transition from indecision to decision can be described well by bifurcation theory. Agreement, or consensus, is only one of many ways in which collective decisions can be made. However, theories of multi-agent multi-option decision making either focus on agreement decisions or average at the agent level to achieve a mean-field description of the decision dynamics. Introducing the agent level back into collective decision-making models… 

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