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dc.contributor.authorBaronchelli, Andrea
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Física i Enginyeria Nuclear
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-22T11:00:41Z
dc.date.available2011-09-22T11:00:41Z
dc.date.created2011
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.citationBaronchelli, A. Role of feedback and broadcasting in the naming game. "Physical review E: statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics", 2011, vol. 83, núm. 4, p. 1-6.
dc.identifier.issn1539-3755
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/13296
dc.description.abstractThe naming game (NG) describes the agreement dynamics of a population of agents that interact locally in a pairwise fashion, and in recent years statistical physics tools and techniques have greatly contributed to shed light on its rich phenomenology. Here we investigate in details the role played by the way in which the two agents update their states after an interaction. We show that slightly modifying the NG rules in terms of which agent performs the update in given circumstances (i.e., after a success) can either alter dramatically the overall dynamics or leave it qualitatively unchanged. We understand analytically the first case by casting the model in the broader framework of a generalized NG. As for the second case, on the other hand, we note that the modified rule reproducing the main features of the usual NG corresponds in fact to a simplification of it consisting in the elimination of feedback between the agents. This allows us to introduce and study a very natural broadcasting scheme on networks that can be potentially relevant for different applications, such as the design and implementation of autonomous sensor networks, as pointed out in the recent literature.
dc.format.extent6 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Informàtica::Aplicacions de la informàtica::Aplicacions informàtiques a la física i l‘enginyeria
dc.subject.lcshNaming game
dc.subject.lcshNG
dc.titleRole of feedback and broadcasting in the naming game
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. SIMCON - Grup de Recerca de Simulació per Ordinador en Matèria Condensada
dc.identifier.doi10.1103/PhysRevE.83.046103
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://pre.aps.org/abstract/PRE/v83/i4/e046103
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
drac.iddocument5892907
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorBaronchelli, A.
upcommons.citation.publishedtrue
upcommons.citation.publicationNamePhysical review E: statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
upcommons.citation.volume83
upcommons.citation.number4
upcommons.citation.startingPage1
upcommons.citation.endingPage6


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