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Influence of Luddism on innovation diffusion

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We generalize the classical Bass model of innovation diffusion to include a new class of agents—Luddites—that oppose the spread of innovation. Our model also incorporates ignorants, susceptibles, and adopters. When an ignorant and a susceptible meet, the former is converted to a susceptible at a given rate, while a susceptible spontaneously adopts the innovation at a constant rate. In response to the rate of adoption, an ignorant may become a Luddite and permanently reject the innovation. Ins...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1103/PhysRevE.92.012806

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
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Publisher:
American Physical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Physical Review E Journal website
Volume:
92
Issue:
1
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ARTN 012806
Publication date:
2015-07-10
Acceptance date:
2015-07-10
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EISSN:
1550-2376
ISSN:
1539-3755
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707691
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pubs:707691
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uuid:385baba6-4906-4976-b455-56491809b232
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pubs:707691
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2017-07-11

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