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Resistance of communities against disinformation

@article{Rajabi2020ResistanceOC,
  title={Resistance of communities against disinformation},
  author={Amirarsalan Rajabi and Seyyedmilad Talebzadehhosseini and Ivan Garibay},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2004.00379}
}
The spread of disinformation is considered a big threat to societies and has recently received unprecedented attention. In this paper we propose an agent-based model to simulate dissemination of a conspiracy in a population. The model is able to compare the resistance of different network structures against the activity of conspirators. Results show that connectedness of network structure and centrality of conspirators are of crucial importance in preventing conspiracies from becoming… CONTINUE READING

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