In the last century the western world has seen a rapid increase in the number of people describing themselves as affiliated with no religious group. We construct a set of models using coupled differential equations in which members of a society can be in one of three groups; religiously committed, religiously affiliated or religiously not affiliated. These models are then used to analyse post World War II census data for Northern Ireland.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications|
|Early online date||15 Oct 2014|
|Publication status||Published (in print/issue) - 1 Feb 2015|
- Group behaviour
- Nonlinear models