# A kinetic approach to the study of opinion formation

Laurent Boudin; Francesco Salvarani

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2009)

- Volume: 43, Issue: 3, page 507-522
- ISSN: 0764-583X

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topBoudin, Laurent, and Salvarani, Francesco. "A kinetic approach to the study of opinion formation." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 43.3 (2009): 507-522. <http://eudml.org/doc/250611>.

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In this work, we use the methods of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics in order to derive an equation which models some mechanisms of opinion formation. After proving the main mathematical properties of the model, we provide some numerical results.
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In this work, we use the methods of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics in order to derive an equation which models some mechanisms of opinion formation. After proving the main mathematical properties of the model, we provide some numerical results.

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