Outer Synchronization Between Complex Delayed Networks with Both Uncertain Parameters and Unknown Topological Structure

  • Zhong ChenEmail author
  • Xiaomei Tian
  • Tianqi Lei
  • Junyao Chen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1143)


In this paper, synchronization of both non-identical unknown network and identical known network can be considered. Based on Lyapunov stability theory, for the case of non-identical or identical network, synchronization criteria between drive-response networks are obtained, and both the uncertain parameters and unknown coupling configuration matrix are be identified or constructed. Meanwhile, the coupling matrix may be free. The proposed synchronization scheme is simple and easy to realize. Finally, three illustrative examples show the effectiveness of presented control schemes.


Complex networks Coupling matrix Adaptive control 



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 11672104), the Chair Professor of Lotus Scholars Program in Hunan Province (No. XJT2015408). The authors also would like to thank the support from the scientific research project of Hengyang Normal University (No. 18D24).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhong Chen
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Xiaomei Tian
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tianqi Lei
    • 1
    • 2
  • Junyao Chen
    • 3
  1. 1.College of Computer Science and Technology, Hengyang Normal UniversityHengyangChina
  2. 2.Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing and ApplicationHengyangChina
  3. 3.Department of Computer EngineeringAjou UniversitySuwonKorea

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