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Title: Three-State Majority-vote Model on Scale-Free Networks and the Unitary Relation for Critical Exponents
Abstract

We investigate the three-state majority-vote model for opinion dynamics on scale-free and regular networks. In this model, an individual selects an opinion equal to the opinion of the majority of its neighbors with probability 1 − q, and different to it with probabilityq. The parameterqis called the noise parameter of the model. We build a network of interactions wherezneighbors are selected by each added site in the system, a preferential attachment network with degree distributionkλ, whereλ = 3 for a large number of nodesN. In this work,zis called the growth parameter. Using finite-size scaling analysis, we obtain that the critical exponents$$\beta /\bar{\nu }$$β/ν¯and$$\gamma /\bar{\nu }$$γ/ν¯associated with the magnetization and the susceptibility, respectively. Using Monte Carlo simulations, we calculate the critical noise parameterqcas a function ofzfor the scale-free networks and obtain the phase diagram of the model. We find that the critical exponents add up to unity when using a special volumetric scaling, regardless of the dimension of the network of interactions. We verify this result by obtaining the critical noise and the critical exponents for the two and three-state majority-vote model on cubic lattice networks.

 
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NSF-PAR ID:
10154888
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Publisher / Repository:
Nature Publishing Group
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Journal Name:
Scientific Reports
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
ISSN:
2045-2322
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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