• Synchronization and emergence in complex systems

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    • Keywords


      Synchronization; emergence; delay; chimera.

    • Abstract


      We show how novel behaviour can emerge in complex systems at the global level through synchronization of the activities of their constituent units. Two mechanisms are suggested for the emergence, namely non-diffusive coupling and time delays. In this way, simple units can synchronize to display complex dynamics, or conversely, simple dynamics may arise from complex constituents.

    • Author Affiliations


      Fatihcan M Atay1

      1. Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Inselstr. 22, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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