The Results of Meadows and Cliff Are Wrong Because They Compute Indicator y Before Model Convergence
AbstractMeadows and Cliff (2012) failed to replicate the results of Deffuant et al. (2002) and concluded that our paper was wrong. In this note, we show that the conclusions of Meadows and Cliff are due to a wrong computation of indicator y, which was not fully specified in our 2002 paper. In particular, Meadows and Cliff compute indicator y before model convergence whereas this indicator should be computed after model convergence.
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Volume (Year): 16 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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