Echo chambers in the Ising model and implications on the mean magnetization

  title={Echo chambers in the Ising model and implications on the mean magnetization},
  author={Talia Baravi and Ofer Feinerman and Oren Raz},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment},
The echo-chamber effect is a common term in opinion dynamic modeling to describe how a person’s opinion might be artificially enhanced as it is reflected back at her through social interactions. Here, we study the existence of this effect in statistical mechanics models, which are commonly used to study opinion dynamics. We show that the Ising model does not exhibit echo-chambers, but this result is a consequence of a special symmetry. We then distinguish between three types of models: (i… 



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