The emergence of consensus: a primer

@article{Baronchelli2018TheEO,
  title={The emergence of consensus: a primer},
  author={Andrea Baronchelli},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={5}
}
  • Andrea Baronchelli
  • Published 2018
  • Physics, Computer Science, Biology, Medicine
  • Royal Society Open Science
  • The origin of population-scale coordination has puzzled philosophers and scientists for centuries. Recently, game theory, evolutionary approaches and complex systems science have provided quantitative insights on the mechanisms of social consensus. However, the literature is vast and widely scattered across fields, making it hard for the single researcher to navigate it. This short review aims to provide a compact overview of the main dimensions over which the debate has unfolded and to discuss… CONTINUE READING

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