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Optimal synchronization on strongly connected directed networks

Brede, M. (2010) Optimal synchronization on strongly connected directed networks The European Physical Journal B, 74, (2), pp. 217-225. (doi:10.1140/epjb/e2010-00016-7).

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In this paper we construct and analyse strongly connected sparse directed networks with an enhanced propensity for synchronization (PFS). Two types of PFS-enhanced networks are considered: (i) an eigenratio minimizing ensemble with non-vanishing complex parts of the spectrum and (ii) a class of networks with real spectrum but slightly larger eigenratios than (i). We relate the superior PFSs to a strongly skewed out-degree distribution, the density of double links and a hierarchical periphery-core organization. Ensembles (i) and (ii) are found to differ in the density of double links and the particular organization of the core and the periphery-core linkage.

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Published date: March 2010
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity


Local EPrints ID: 272854
ISSN: 1434-6028
PURE UUID: 49778487-5777-4321-a532-083521b4cbcf

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Date deposited: 26 Sep 2011 16:12
Last modified: 13 Oct 2017 16:31

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