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Social Simulations: Transmitting Culture: Part II

Lou D'Andria
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Department: User Interface Group
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1999
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Page range: 28-33

In our previous column [in MER 7:4] we presented a mobile version of the Axelrod model of social learning through the binary transmission of cultural values via memes [Axelrod 1997]. In this column, we will look at a simpler variant of that model and then an even simpler version of the model in which social status determines the direction of meme transmission.

*Applied Mathematics > Complex Systems
*Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics > Cellular Automata
*Social Science > Sociology and Psychology
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