Emerging Heterogeneities in Italian Customs and Comparison with Nearby Countries

  title={Emerging Heterogeneities in Italian Customs and Comparison with Nearby Countries},
  author={Elena Agliari and Adriano Barra and Andrea Galluzzi and Marco Alberto Javarone and Andrea Pizzoferrato and Daniele Tantari},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
In this work we apply techniques and modus operandi typical of Statistical Mechanics to a large dataset about key social quantifiers and compare the resulting behaviors of five European nations, namely France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. The social quantifiers considered are i. the evolution of the number of autochthonous marriages (i.e., between two natives) within a given territorial district and ii. the evolution of the number of mixed marriages (i.e., between a native and an… 

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