Public Opinion Divergence Based on Multi-agent Communication Topology Interconnection

  • Hui Zhao
  • Lidong Wang
  • Xuebo ChenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


Nowadays, public opinion has become a hot topic in society. Correct knowledge and understanding of the evolution process of public opinion communication can guide mass emergencies accordingly. In this paper, a series of Matlab simulations are carried out according to the evolution process of group public opinion and the process of guiding group (multi-agent) guided by public opinion. First of all, based on the traversing simulation of the number of multi-agents from N = 15 to N = 50 and the number of communication topology interconnections from K = 1 to K = N − 1, the general conditions of bifurcation in the clustering process of multi-agents are summarized. Secondly, the bifurcation phenomenon is controlled by introducing single or multiple fixed individuals or changing the initial state of the cluster in the multi-agent cluster process simulation. Finally, in view of the actual social situation, the changing K value in the whole process is introduced, and the traversing simulation is carried out.


Public opinion divergence Multi-agent system Cluster Emergence Bifurcation 



This research reported herein was supported by the NSFC of China under Grants No.71571091 and 71771112.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electronic and Information EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology LiaoningAnshanChina

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