The Results of Meadows and Cliff Are Wrong Because They Compute Indicator y Before Model Convergence

Deffuant, Guillaume, Weisbuch, Gérard, Amblard, Frédéric and Faure, Thierry (2013) The Results of Meadows and Cliff Are Wrong Because They Compute Indicator y Before Model Convergence. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 16 (1). pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

Meadows and Cliff (2012) failed to replicate the results of Deffuant et al. (2002) and concluded that our paper was wrong. In this note, we show that the conclusions of Meadows and Cliff are due to a wrong computation of indicator y, which was not fully specified in our 2002 paper. In particular, Meadows and Cliff compute indicator y before model convergence whereas this indicator should be computed after model convergence.

Item Type: Article
Language: English
Date: 2013
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Opinion Dynamics - Social Simulation - Agents Based Model
Subjects: H- INFORMATIQUE
Divisions: Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2019 13:02
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2019 13:02
URI: http://publications.ut-capitole.fr/id/eprint/30208

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