Talk:Voter model

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The opening sentence in this article is an atrocity. It says the voter model is similar to the contact process. The latter proves to be a method for making sulphuric acid (click on the link and that's what you see). Is this article about

  • methods of voting in political elections; or
  • methods of making sulphuric acid?

Which is it??

But then if you keep going, it seems to be about stochastic processes. There's nothing to tell the lay reader that this is about a topic in the mathematical theory of probability and is not about politics or sulphuric acid. If I hadn't known some mathematics, I wouldn't have been able to figure that out.

(Also, the convention about bolding the title phrase in the first sentence is neglected, and I don't want to fix that before doing other cleanups.)

I will change the inappropriately plural title, which violates WP:MOS, to the singular. Michael Hardy (talk) 19:58, 2 June 2012 (UTC)