Monthly Archives: September 2018

From Quantum Cognition to Quantum Opinion Dynamics
In Quantum Cognition, the mathematical formalism of Quantum Mechanics is applied to ideas. Surprisingly, this approach models idea manipulation better than, for example, fuzzy logic. However, it has been applied to individual minds up to now. In a conference paper, Daniele Vilone and Mario Paolucci present the quantum extension of one of the simplest opinion…
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Publication: Peer Review or Reputation?
Scientific publications are produced at a staggering pace. Researchers select what to read also thanks to journal prestige and paper reputation, which is conveyed by social media, and amounts to a virtual reputation system. In this paper, Francesco Grimaldo, Mario Paolucci and Jordi Sabater-Mir compare by simulation the performance of reputation and peer review. They…
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