Publication List

Preprints and Working Paper

  1. ​ W. Mei*, F. Bullo, G. Chen, J. Hendrickx, F. Dörfler, "Rethinking the Micro-Foundation of Opinion Dynamics: Rich Consequences of an Inconspicuous Change", submitted, arXiv:1909.06474    PDF ]   [ SLIDES ]

  2. E. Y. Huang, D. Paccagnan, W. Mei*, and F. Bullo, “Co-evolving Appraisal Networks Modeling Team Processes: Convergence Theorems and Conjectures”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

  3. N. Pagan, W. Mei*, F. Dörfler, "A meritocratic network formation model for the rise of social media influencers", submitted.

  4. W. Mei, G. Chen*, F. Dörfler, “Structural Balance and Interpersonal Appraisals Dynamics: Beyond All-to-All and Two-Faction Networks”, submitted to Automatica, arXiv:2012.10151

  5. W. Mei*, F. Dörfler, "Opinion Dynamics with Compromise Behavior: the Continuous-time Weighted-Median Influence Process", in preparation (manuscript available upon request).

  6. B. Wang, W. Mei*, C. Altafini, F. Dörfler, “Weighted-Median Opinion Dynamics with Antagonistic Relations”, working paper.

  7. C. Li, W. Mei*, F. Dörfler, "Measurement of Social Power in Weighted-Median Opinion Dynamics", working paper.

Journal articles 

  1. F. Liu, S. Cui, W. Mei*, and M. Buss, “Dynamic Interplay Between Social Balance and Opinion Dynamics”, IEEE Control SystemsLetters, 5(1):181-186,2020.

  2. W. Mei*, P. Cisneros-Velarde, N. E. Friedkin, and F. Bullo, “Dynamic Social Balance and Convergent Appraisals via Homophily and Influence Mechanisms,” Automatica, 110: 108580, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.automatica.2019.108580.   [ PDF ]

  3. G. Chen, W. Su, W. Mei*, and F. Bullo, "Convergence Properties of the Heterogeneous Deffuant-Weisbuch Model",  Automatica, 2019, provisionally accepted.   [ PDF ]

  4. G. Chen, X. Duan, W. Mei*, and F. Bullo, “Linear Stochastic Approximation Algorithms and Group Consensus over Random Signed Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(5):1874-1889, 2019, doi: 10.1109/TAC.2018.2867257.    PDF  

  5. N. E. Friedkin*, A. V. Proskurnikov, W. Mei, and F. Bullo, “Mathematical Structures in Group Decision-Making on Resource Allocation Distributions,” Scientific Reports, 9, 1377, 2019, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37847-2.    [ PDF ]

  6. W. Mei*, N. E. Friedkin, K. Lewis, and F. Bullo, “Dynamical Models of Appraisal Networks Explaining Collective Learning,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 63(9):2898-2912, 2018, doi: 10.1109/TAC.2017.2775963.   [ PDF ]   [ SLIDES ]

  7. W. Mei*, S. Mohagheghi, S. Zampieri, and F. Bullo, “On the Dynamics of Deterministic Epidemic Propagation over Networks,” Annual Reviews in Control, 44:116-128, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.arcontrol.2017.09.002.   [ PDF ]

  8. W. Mei* and F. Bullo, “Competitive Propagation: Models, Asymptotic Behavior and Quality-Seeding Games,” IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 4(2):83-99, 2017, doi: 10.1109/TNSE.2017.2651070.   [ PDF ]

  9. W. Mei* and F. Bullo, “Sequential Decision Aggregation with Social Pressure,” Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems, 28(3):23, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s00498-016-0174-5.   [ PDF ]

Conferences, workshops, posters, and non-peer-reviewed articles

  1. N. Pagan, W. Mei, and F. Dorfler, "Emergence of scaling on the followers of social media influencers", NetSci-X, Tokyo, Japan, 2020, accepted.

  2. W. Mei, N. E. Friedkin, K. Lewis, and F. Bullo, “Dynamical Models of Appraisal Networks Explaining Collective Learning,” In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, USA, December 2016, doi: 10.1109/CDC.2016.7798803.   [ PDF ]

  3. W. Mei and F. Bullo, “Modeling and Analysis of Competitive Propagation with Social Conversion,” In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, pp. 6203-6208, December 2014, doi: 10.1109/CDC.2014.7040361.   [ PDF ]

  4. W. Mei and F. Bullo, "LaSalle Invariance Principle for Discrete-time Dynamical Systems: A Concise and Self-contained Tutorial," arXiv:1710.03710, 2017.   [ PDF ]

  5. W. Mei, N. E. Friedkin, K. Lewis, and F. Bullo, “Team Learning and Performance Evolution via Assign/Appraise Dynamics,” In the 30th Southern California Control Workshop, San Diego, CA, USA, June 2016.