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Thursday, October 16, 2014 — 3:00 PM EDT

Detecting Communities by Voting Model

Speaker: Yu. Nesterov
Affiliation: CORE/UCL, Belgium
Room: Mathematics and Computer Building (MC) 5136B

Abstract:

In this talk we analyze a voting model based on random preferences of participants. Each voter can choose a party with certain probability, which depends on the divergence between his preferences and a flexible position of the party. Our model represents a rare example of a
community detection model with unique equilibrium solution. We propose an efficient algorithm for finding the equilibrium state.

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
5136B
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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