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Repeated averaging and bounded confidence [Elektronische Ressource] : modeling, analysis and simulation of continuous opinion dynamics / von Jan Lorenz

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Repeated Averaging andBounded ConfidenceModeling, Analysis and Simulationof Continuous Opinion Dynamicsvon Jan Lorenzpost@janlo.deDissertationzur Erlangung des Grades eines Doktors derNaturwissenschaften– Dr. rer. nat. –Vorgelegt im Fachbereich 3 (Mathematik & Informatik)der Universit¨ at Bremenim Februar 2007Datum des Promotionskolloquiums: 5. M¨ arz 20071. Gutachter: Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Krause (Universit¨ at Bremen, Mathematik)2.hter: Prof Dr. Rainer Hegselmann (Universit¨ at Bayreuth, Philosophie)Weitere Mitglieder des Prufungsaussc¨ husses:Prof. Dr. Diederich Hinrichsen (Universit¨ at Bremen, Mathematik)Prof. Dr. Peter Maaß (Universit¨ at Bremen, Mathematik)Dr. Jan Nagler (Universit¨ at Bremen, Physik)Dipl. Mathematikerin Sabine Pfarr (Studentin Universit¨ at Bremen, Psychologie)Acknowledgments. I thank my advisor Ulrich Krause the chance of avery free dissertation project but also for giving me guidelines, inspiration andsupport whenever necessary. I thank the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation for fund-ing my doctoral studies and for providing the opportunity to take part in theGerman-Brazil dialogue project 2005. I thank Diemo Urbig and Dirk A. Lorenzfor fruitful and funny work together. Some parts of this thesis and dissertationare only due to the joint work with each of them.

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