Sustaining stable dynamics of a fractional-order chaotic financial system by parameter switching

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)702-716
Journal / PublicationComputers and Mathematics with Applications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013


In this paper, a simple parameter switching (PS) methodology is proposed for sustaining the stable dynamics of a fractional-order chaotic financial system. This is achieved by switching a controllable parameter of the system, within a chosen set of values and for relatively short periods of time. The effectiveness of the method is confirmed from a computer-aided approach, and its applications to chaos control and anti-control are demonstrated. In order to obtain a numerical solution of the fractional-order financial system, a variant of the Grünwald-Letnikov scheme is used. Extensive simulation results show that the resulting chaotic attractor well represents a numerical approximation of the underlying chaotic attractor, which is obtained by applying the average of the switched values. Moreover, it is illustrated that this approach is also applicable to the integer-order financial system.

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  • Chaos anti-control, Chaos control, Financial system, Fractional-order system, Grünwald-Letnikov scheme, Parameter switching

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