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General scaling of maximum degree of synchronization in noisy complex networks

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Author(s):
Traxl, Dominik [1, 2, 3] ; Boers, Niklas [1, 3] ; Kurths, Juergen [1, 4, 3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Humboldt Univ, Dept Phys, Berlin - Germany
[2] Bernstein Ctr Computat Neurosci, Berlin - Germany
[3] Potsdam Inst Climate Impact Res, Potsdam - Germany
[4] Nizhnii Novgorod State Univ, Dept Control Theory, Nizhnii Novgorod 603950 - Russia
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS; v. 16, NOV 7 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 6
Abstract

The effects of white noise and global coupling strength on the maximum degree of synchronization in complex networks are explored. We perform numerical simulations of generic oscillator models with both linear and non-linear coupling functions on a broad spectrum of network topologies. The oscillator models include the Fitzhugh-Nagumo model, the Izhikevich model and the Kuramoto phase oscillator model. The network topologies range from regular, random and highly modular networks to scale-free and small-world networks, with both directed and undirected edges. We then study the dependency of the maximum degree of synchronization on the global coupling strength and the noise intensity. We find a general scaling of the synchronizability, and quantify its validity by fitting a regression model to the numerical data. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50151-0 - Dynamical phenomena in complex networks: fundamentals and applications
Grantee:Elbert Einstein Nehrer Macau
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants