Journal article

Ultrametric distribution of culture vectors in an extended Axelrod model of cultural dissemination

Alex Stivala, Garry Robins, Yoshihisa Kashima, Michael Kirley



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Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to Dr Jens Pfau for making his source code from Pfau et al. [18] available. Dr Gary Au assisted with obtaining Eurobarometer survey data. Prof. Philippa Pattison provided invaluable advice on opinion vector distributions, and Dr H. Paul Keeler suggested the use of the Cholesky decomposition. We thank Mr Francesco Picciolo and Prof. Diego Garlaschelli for clarifying details of split ballot handling used in Valori et al. [19]. This research was supported by a Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) grant number VR0261 on its Peak Computing Facility at the University of Melbourne, an initiative of the Victorian Government, Australia. We also made use of the University of Melbourne ITS Research Services high performance computing facility and support services. This work was supported by ARC grant DP130100845 and The University of Melbourne NHMRC/ARC Research Grant Support Scheme.