Phase transitions as a persistent feature of groups with leaders in models of opinion formation

  • Krzysztof Kacperskia, Janusz A. Ho lysta
  • Published 2000


A class of models of opinion formation based on the concept of cellular automata and the theory of social impact is studied, in particular the case when a strong leader and external impact are present. The rapid changes of the opinion distribution with a continuous change of a system parameter, which was previously observed for the model with geometric… (More)

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