Nonequilibrium phase transition in the coevolution of networks and opinions.

@article{Holme2006NonequilibriumPT,
  title={Nonequilibrium phase transition in the coevolution of networks and opinions.},
  author={Petter Holme and Mark E. J. Newman},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2006},
  volume={74 5 Pt 2},
  pages={
          056108
        }
}
  • P. Holme, M. Newman
  • Published 3 March 2006
  • Medicine, Physics, Biology
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
Models of the convergence of opinion in social systems have been the subject of considerable recent attention in the physics literature. These models divide into two classes, those in which individuals form their beliefs based on the opinions of their neighbors in a social network of personal acquaintances, and those in which, conversely, network connections form between individuals of similar beliefs. While both of these processes can give rise to realistic levels of agreement between… 
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