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Paths to Polarization: How Extreme Views, Miscommunication, and Random Chance Drive Opinion Dynamics

Figure 16

Exemplar parallel coordinate time series for and . Here, the -axis represents a single opinion coordinate, , and the -axis is the location of an agent for that coordinate. Each agent is represented by a line, colored by cave membership. With , consensus emerges but at a corner of the opinion space.
(a) Moderate noise, extreme consensus
(b) Moderate noise, extreme polarization

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