Competing opinion diffusion on social networks

@article{Hu2017CompetingOD,
  title={Competing opinion diffusion on social networks},
  author={Haibo Hu},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={4}
}
  • Haibo Hu
  • Published 1 November 2017
  • Business
  • Royal Society Open Science
Opinion competition is a common phenomenon in real life, such as with opinions on controversial issues or political candidates; however, modelling this competition remains largely unexplored. To bridge this gap, we propose a model of competing opinion diffusion on social networks taking into account degree-dependent fitness or persuasiveness. We study the combined influence of social networks, individual fitnesses and attributes, as well as mass media on people’s opinions, and find that both… 

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