Committed activists and the reshaping of status-quo social consensus

@article{Mistry2015CommittedAA,
  title={Committed activists and the reshaping of status-quo social consensus},
  author={Dina Mistry and Q. Zhang and Nicola Perra and Andrea Baronchelli},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2015},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={
          042805
        }
}
The role of committed minorities in shaping public opinion has been recently addressed with the help of multiagent models. However, previous studies focused on homogeneous populations where zealots stand out only for their stubbornness. Here we consider the more general case in which individuals are characterized by different propensities to communicate. In particular, we correlate commitment with a higher tendency to push an opinion, acknowledging the fact that individuals with unwavering… 

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