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The European Physical Journal B

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 339–343 | Cite as

Bounded confidence and social networks

  • G. WeisbuchEmail author
Article

Abstract.

In the so-called bounded confidence model proposed by Deffuant et al, agents can influence each other’s opinion provided that the opinions are already sufficiently close enough. We discuss here the influence of possible social network topologies on the dynamics of this model.

Keywords

Social Network Network Topology Confidence Model Social Network Topology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique Statistique (Laboratoire associé au CNRS (URA 1306 á l’ENS et aux Universités Paris 6/7)) de l’École Normale SupérieureParis Cedex 5France

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