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Dynamic Attitude Fixing: A novel theory of opinion dynamics in social networks and its implications for computational propaganda in hybrid social networks (containing humans and bots)


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Multidimensional polarization dynamics in US election data in the long term (2012--2020) and in the 2020 election cycle

Author(s): Alejandro Dinkelberg, Caoimhe O'Reilly, Pádraig MacCarron, Paul Maher, Michael Quayle
Published in: Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 2021, ISSN 1529-7489
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/asap.12278

Assessing police topological efficiency in a major sting operation on the dark web

Author(s): Bruno Requião da Cunha, Pádraig MacCarron, Jean Fernando Passold, Luiz Walmocyr dos Santos, Kleber A. Oliveira, James P. Gleeson
Published in: Scientific Reports, 10/1, 2020, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-56704-4

Narrative structure of A Song of Ice and Fire creates a fictional world with realistic measures of social complexity

Author(s): Thomas Gessey-Jones, Colm Connaughton, Robin Dunbar, Ralph Kenna, Pádraig MacCarron, Cathal O’Conchobhair, Joseph Yose
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117/46, 2020, Page(s) 28582-28588, ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2006465117

Homophily dynamics outweigh network topology in an extended Axelrod’s Cultural Dissemination Model

Author(s): Alejandro Dinkelberg, Pádraig MacCarron, Paul J. Maher, Michael Quayle
Published in: Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 578, 2021, Page(s) 126086, ISSN 0378-4371
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2021.126086

Generalized mean-field approximation for the Deffuant opinion dynamics model on networks

Author(s): Susan C. Fennell, Kevin Burke, Michael Quayle, James P. Gleeson
Published in: Physical Review E, 103/1, 2021, ISSN 2470-0045
Publisher: American Physical Association
DOI: 10.1103/physreve.103.012314

Agreement threshold on Axelrod’s model of cultural dissemination

Author(s): Pádraig MacCarron, Paul J. Maher, Susan Fennell, Kevin Burke, James P. Gleeson, Kevin Durrheim, Michael Quayle
Published in: PLOS ONE, 15/6, 2020, Page(s) e0233995, ISSN 1932-6203
Publisher: Public Library of Science
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233995

Mapping public health responses with attitude networks: the emergence of opinion‐based groups in the UK’s early COVID‐19 response phase

Author(s): Paul J. Maher, Pádraig MacCarron, Michael Quayle
Published in: British Journal of Social Psychology, 2020, ISSN 0144-6665
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
DOI: 10.1111/bjso.12396

The Transnational Patriot

Author(s): Alastair Nightingale, Orla Muldoon, Michael Quayle
Published in: European Psychologist, 26/1, 2021, Page(s) 45-54, ISSN 1016-9040
Publisher: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers
DOI: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000416

Identifying opinion-based groups from survey data: a bipartite network approach

Author(s): MacCarron, Pádraig; Maher, Paul J.; Quayle, Michael
Published in: arXiv, 2020

A performative network theory of attitudes

Author(s): Michael Quayle
Published in: PsyArXiv, 2020
Publisher: Center for Open Science
DOI: 10.31234/

The sensitivity of the Deffuant model to measurement error

Author(s): Dino Carpentras, Michael Quayle
Published in: arXiv, 2021

A modelling methodology for social interaction experiments

Author(s): Fennell, Susan C.; Gleeson, James P.; Quayle, Michael; Durrheim, Kevin; Burke, Kevin
Published in: ArXiv, 1, 2019

Detecting opinion-based groups and polarisation in survey-based attitude networks and estimating question relevance

Author(s): Alejandro Dinkelberg, David O'Sullivan, Michael Quayle, Pádraig MacCarron
Published in: arXiv, 2021

A new degree of freedom for opinion dynamics models: the arbitrariness of scales

Author(s): Dino Carpentras, Alejandro Dinkelberg, Michael Quayle
Published in: arXiv, 2020