Opinion dynamics: models, extensions and external effects

@article{Srbu2017OpinionDM,
  title={Opinion dynamics: models, extensions and external effects},
  author={Alina S{\^i}rbu and Vittorio Loreto and Vito Domenico Pietro Servedio and Francesca Tria},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1605.06326}
}
Recently, social phenomena have received a lot of attention not only from social scientists, but also from physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists, in the emerging interdisciplinary field of complex system science. Opinion dynamics is one of the processes studied, since opinions are the drivers of human behaviour, and play a crucial role in many global challenges that our complex world and societies are facing: global financial crises, global pandemics, growth of cities, urbanisation… 
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