Coexistence of Social Norms Based on in- and Out-Group Interactions

Abstract

The question how social norms can emerge from microscopic interactions between individuals is a key problem in social sciences to explain collective behavior. In this paper we propose an agent-based model to show that randomly distributed social behavior by way of local interaction converges to a state with a multimodal distribution of behavior. This can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1142/S0219525907000970

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