Generalized synchronization in an array of nonlinear dynamic systems with applications to chaotic CNN

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Original languageEnglish
Article number1350016
Journal / PublicationInternational Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013


This paper establishes some generalized synchronization (GS) theorems for a coupled discrete array of difference systems (CDADS) and a coupled continuous array of differential systems (CCADS). These constructive theorems provide general representations of GS in CDADS and CCADS. Based on these theorems, one can design GS-driven CDADS and CCADS via appropriate (invertible) transformations. As applications, the results are applied to autonomous and nonautonomous coupled Chen cellular neural network (CNN) CDADS and CCADS, discrete bidirectional Lorenz CNN CDADS, nonautonomous bidirectional Chua CNN CCADS, and nonautonomously bidirectional Chen CNN CDADS and CCADS, respectively. Extensive numerical simulations show their complex dynamic behaviors. These theorems provide new means for understanding the GS phenomena of complex discrete and continuously differentiable networks. © 2013 World Scientific Publishing Company.

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  • continuous array of systems, Discrete array of systems, generalized synchronization, numerical simulation