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|Title:||Onset of synchronization in weighted complex networks: The effect of weight-degree correlation||Authors:||Li, M.
|Issue Date:||1-Apr-2011||Citation:||Li, M., Wang, X., Fan, Y., Di, Z., Lai, C. (2011-04-01). Onset of synchronization in weighted complex networks: The effect of weight-degree correlation. Chaos 21 (2) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3597646||Abstract:||By numerical simulations, we investigate the onset of synchronization of networked phase oscillators under two different weighting schemes. In scheme-I, the link weights are correlated to the product of the degrees of the connected nodes, so this kind of networks is named as the weight-degree correlated (WDC) network. In scheme-II, the link weights are randomly assigned to each link regardless of the node degrees, so this kind of networks is named as the weight-degree uncorrelated (WDU) network. Interestingly, it is found that by increasing a parameter that governs the weight distribution, the onset of synchronization in WDC network is monotonically enhanced, while in WDU network there is a reverse in the synchronization performance. We investigate this phenomenon from the viewpoint of gradient network, and explain the contrary roles of coupling gradient on network synchronization: gradient promotes synchronization in WDC network, while deteriorates synchronization in WDU network. The findings highlight the fact that, besides the link weight, the correlation between the weight and the node degree is also important to the network dynamics. © 2011 American Institute of Physics.||Source Title:||Chaos||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/115215||ISSN:||10541500||DOI:||10.1063/1.3597646|
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