Synchronization waves in geometric networks

Leyva, Inmaculada, Navas Santo-Tomas, Adrian, Sendiña Nadal, Irene, Buldu, Javier M., Almendral, Juan A. and Boccaletti, Stefano (2011). Synchronization waves in geometric networks. "Physical Review e", v. 84 (n. 6); pp. 6511-6651. ISSN 1539-3755.


Title: Synchronization waves in geometric networks
  • Leyva, Inmaculada
  • Navas Santo-Tomas, Adrian
  • Sendiña Nadal, Irene
  • Buldu, Javier M.
  • Almendral, Juan A.
  • Boccaletti, Stefano
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Physical Review e
Date: 2011
ISSN: 1539-3755
Volume: 84
Faculty: Centro de Tecnología Biomédica (CTB) (UPM)
Department: Otro
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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We report synchronization of networked excitable nodes embedded in a metric space, where the connectivity properties are mostly determined by the distance between units. Such a high clustered structure, combined with the lack of long-range connections, prevents full synchronization and yields instead the emergence of synchronization waves. We show that this regime is optimal for information transmission through the system, as it enhances the options of reconstructing the topology from the dynamics. Measurements of topological and functional centralities reveal that the wave-synchronization state allows detection of the most structurally relevant nodes from a single observation of the dynamics, without any a priori information on the model equations ruling the evolution of the ensemble

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DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.065101
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Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 10 Oct 2012 11:24
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2019 10:21
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