SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 64 , Issue 2 : 129205(2021) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-018-9616-x

A novel opinion model for complex macro-behaviors of mass opinion

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  • ReceivedJul 21, 2018
  • AcceptedSep 21, 2018
  • PublishedApr 24, 2020


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This work was supported by National Key RD Program of China (Grant No. 2016YFB0901900) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61573345). The authors would like to express their deepest gratitude to Dr. Guodong SHI for his precious advice. The author Yu XING would also like to thank Kewei FU for his suggestions regarding English writing.


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) The macro-behaviors of empirical data with a normal distribution, a Beta distribution, the proposed model, the proposed heterogeneous model, and the homogeneous F-J model. The empirical data demonstrated in (a) are selected from European Social Survey 2014 (ESS2014), and those in (b) are selected from General Social Survey 2014 (GSS2014).