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Physical Review E
We analyze the ordering dynamics of the voter model in different classes of complex networks. We observe that whether the voter dynamics orders the system depends on the effective dimensionality of the interaction networks. We also find that when there is no ordering in the system, the average survival time of metastable states in finite networks decreases with network disorder and degree heterogeneity. The existence of hubs in the network modifies the linear system size scaling law of thedoi:10.1103/physreve.72.036132 pmid:16241540 fatcat:gkzbjvjz3nb6lpjcqkmowfykge