Submission Deadline: 31 October 2020
IEEE Access invites manuscript submissions in the area of Recent Advances on Hybrid Complex Networks: Analysis and Control.
Due to varied complexities such as network dynamics complexity, statistical complexity and so on, some complex networks involve more than one discipline. Among network dynamics, both impulsive effects and logical dynamics have attracted increasing attention recently. It is of interest and importance to study the complex networks with impulsive effects and logical dynamics. Note that these networks are called hybrid complex networks, which widely exist in cells, ecology, social systems and communication engineering.
In hybrid complex networks, many nodes are coupled together through networks, and their properties lead to very complex dynamic behaviors, including discrete and continuous dynamic behaviors, with both the time and state space taking finite values. The continuous parts of systems are often described by differential equations, while the discrete parts can be described by difference equations. The logical networks are usually used to model the systems where time and state space take finite values. Although interesting work has been reported on hybrid complex networks, there is some conservativeness on both the analysis method and relevant results. To be specific, conservative impulsive delay inequalities were used in some literatures and corresponding stability or synchronization criteria seem hard to check. Therefore, it is necessary to find effective approaches to break some conservativeness on both the analysis method and relevant results of hybrid complex networks.
Our proposed Special Section will provide a valuable and timely platform for the exchange of the latest advances in hybrid complex networks.
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Associate Editor: Jianquan Lu, Southeast University, China
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