Opinion formation in time-varying social networks: The case of Naming Game

  title={Opinion formation in time-varying social networks: The case of Naming Game},
  author={Suman Kalyan Maity and T. Venkat Manoj and Animesh Mukherjee},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={86 3 Pt 2},
We study the dynamics of the naming game as an opinion formation model on time-varying social networks. This agent-based model captures the essential features of the agreement dynamics by means of a memory-based negotiation process. Our study focuses on the impact of time-varying properties of the social network of the agents on the naming game dynamics. In particular, we perform a computational exploration of this model using simulations on top of real networks. We investigate the outcomes of… 

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