Opinion control in complex networks

@article{Masuda2014OpinionCI,
  title={Opinion control in complex networks},
  author={Naoki Masuda},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={17}
}
  • N. Masuda
  • Published 27 November 2014
  • Economics
  • New Journal of Physics
In many political elections, the electorate appears to be a composite of partisan and independent voters. Given that partisans are not likely to convert to a different party, an important goal for a political party could be to mobilize independent voters toward the party with the help of strong leadership, mass media, partisans, and the effects of peer-to-peer influence. Based on the exact solution of classical voter model dynamics in the presence of perfectly partisan voters (i.e., zealots… 

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