拡大する社会的ネットワークは少数派を残存させるか : DSITシミュレーションにおける非近接他者情報の導入  [in Japanese] Does extending social networks help a minority to survive? : On the introduction of information about distant others to a DSIT simulation  [in Japanese]

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Author(s)

    • 志村 誠 SHIMURA Makoto
    • 東京大学大学院人文社会系研究科:(現)東京大学大学院工学系研究科 Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
    • 村上 史朗 MURAKAMI Fumio
    • 神戸大学大学院文化学研究科:(現)横浜国立大学安心・安全の科学研究教育センター Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kobe University

Abstract

The rapid spread of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) enables people to maintain ties with friends and relatives who are physically distant, and to establish new ties through the Internet. To examine the social consequence of using ICTs at the macro level, we extended Latane's DSIT simulation model by adding interaction with distant agents. The results show that the largest and the mean cluster sizes of minority were smaller than Latane's model, but the number of minority clusters increased. Even if they are surrounded by others of different opinions, people can keep their opinions unchanged through ties with distant others. Such ties decrease the relative effects of adjacent neighbors. As a whole, people can form the homogeneous networks that are free from physical restriction to some degree. Consequently, minority opinions are able to survive.

Journal

  • Japanese Journal of Social Psychology

    Japanese Journal of Social Psychology 21(1), 32-43, 2005

    The Japanese Society of Social Psychology

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110002785459
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10049127
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    0916-1503
  • NDL Article ID
    7476673
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZE1(社会・労働--社会科学・社会思想・社会学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z6-2798
  • Data Source
    NDL  NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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