Bounded confidence and social networks
Laboratoire de Physique Statistique (Laboratoire associé au CNRS (URA 1306), à l'ENS et aux Universités Paris 6/7) de l'École Normale Supérieure, 24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris Cedex 5, France
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Revised: 9 January 2004
Published online: 14 May 2004
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.
PACS: 89.65.-s – Social and economic systems / 89.75.Fb – Structures and organization in complex systems
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