Consensus and relation networks
In this paper, we propose an extension to bounded confidence model which is a nonlinear opinion dynamics model. The goal of this new extension is to emphasize the underlying network structure of the model, since in real life network structure plays an important , if not vital, role in opinion dynamics. And with simulation results, we show how networks, such as grid and scale-free, affect the consensus formation in bounded confidence model separately as well as together.
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