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By Angel Stanoev, Daniel Smilkov (auth.), Ljupco Kocarev (eds.)

In this ebook for the 1st time clinical fields - consensus formation and synchronization of communications - are offered jointly and tested via their interrelational elements, of swiftly starting to be significance. either fields have certainly attracted huge, immense examine curiosity in particular when it comes to advanced networks.

In networks of dynamic platforms (or agents), consensus ability to arrive an contract relating to a specific amount of curiosity that will depend on the kingdom of all dynamical structures (agents). Consensus difficulties have a protracted historical past up to the mark thought and desktop sciences, and shape the root of the sector of allotted computing. Synchronization, which defines correlated-in-time habit among assorted techniques and roots going again to Huygens to the least, is now a hugely well known, interesting and speedily constructing subject, with purposes starting from organic networks to mathematical epidemiology, and from processing info within the mind to engineering of communications units.

The booklet experiences fresh discovering in either fields and describes novel methods to consensus formation, the place consensus is discovered for example of the nonlinear dynamics paradigm of chaos synchronization. The chapters are written by way of world-known specialists in either fields and canopy issues starting from fundaments to varied purposes of consensus and synchronization.

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7 Control configuration where the value of ˇmin is small. The locations where control is applied are shown larger and in gray ˇmin D 0:034 close to each other. The difference in ˇmin between these two configuration is more than 20-fold. This experiment suggests that it is more beneficial to apply control at locations which are spread out. One definition of spread out vertices is that the (graph–theoretical) distance between controlled vertices in the graph should not be small. For the grid graph in Fig.

L C C / for certain classes of graphs. P; c/ be the diagonal matrix such that ci D c for i 2 P and ci D 0 otherwise. 8 Theorem 10. P / Proof. Follows from (11) in Lemma 2. L/ . L/ is easier to control. Lemma 3. Let L0 be the principal submatrix corresponding to the indices V nP . L0 /. Proof. P; c//. For i 2 P , vi vanishes as c ! 1. Let w be the subvector of v restricted to V nP . L0 /. L C C / as ci ! p/ (Ámin ). What can we say about these configurations? The next several subsections study various graphs where such optimal configurations can be explicitly found.

In [11] it was shown that applying control to highly connected nodes in a scale-free network facilitates control. In [14] numerical results were presented on control in scale-free networks. In [19] a similar problem in a power flow network is studied from a control theory perspective, but the graph topology is not taken into account. In [13] it was shown that such control is possible if the underlying topology contains a spanning directed tree. In this chapter we enumerate some recent results in this area.

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