Dynamics of Biomimetic Electronic Artificial Neural Networks

  • Harold M. HastingsEmail author
  • Oscar I. Hernandez
  • Lucy Jiang
  • Boqiao Lai
  • Lindsey Tensen
  • June Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 6)


We explore the key aspects of the dynamics of small networks of biomimetic artificial electronic neurons, including the role of local dynamics, network topology and noise. Models include Keener’s and Maeda and Makino’s “minimal” model circuits for FitzHugh-Nagumo neurons as well as the Belousov-Zhabotinsky chemical reaction, the prototype chemical oscillatory system. A wide variety of complex synchronization and emergent behavior is seen. There are potential applications to computer science, biology, and biomedicine.


Stochastic Resonance Star Topology Emergent Dynamic Bromous Acid Analog Neuron 
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We thank John Murray and Mark Spano for helpful discussions on neural models, and Richard Field and Sabrina Sobel for helpful conversations on BZ dynamics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold M. Hastings
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Oscar I. Hernandez
    • 1
  • Lucy Jiang
    • 1
  • Boqiao Lai
    • 1
    • 4
  • Lindsey Tensen
    • 1
  • June Yang
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of ScienceBard College at Simon’s RockGreat BarringtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsHofstra UniversityHempstead, New YorkUSA
  3. 3.APAMColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Computer ScienceColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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