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Cluster Projective Synchronization of Fractional-Order Complex Network via Pinning Control

Li-xin Yang, Wan-sheng He, Fan-di Zhang, and Jin-ping Jia

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Synchronization is the strongest form of collective phenomena in complex systems of interacting components. In this paper, the problem of cluster projective synchronization of complex networks with fractional-order nodes based on the fractional-order differential equation stability theory is investigated. Only the nodes in one community which have direct connections to the nodes in other communities are controlled. Some sufficient synchronization conditions are derived via pinning control. Numerical simulations are provided to show the effectiveness of the theoretical results.

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Abstr. Appl. Anal., Volume 2014, Special Issue (2014), Article ID 314742, 6 pages.

First available in Project Euclid: 2 October 2014

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Yang, Li-xin; He, Wan-sheng; Zhang, Fan-di; Jia, Jin-ping. Cluster Projective Synchronization of Fractional-Order Complex Network via Pinning Control. Abstr. Appl. Anal. 2014, Special Issue (2014), Article ID 314742, 6 pages. doi:10.1155/2014/314742. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aaa/1412278521

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