Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 85, Issue 1, pp 303–316 | Cite as

Adaptive stabilization and synchronization of non-diffusively coupled complex networks with nonidentical nodes of different dimensions

  • Manchun TanEmail author
  • Qi Pan
  • Xuan Zhou
Original Paper


A class of non-diffusively coupled complex networks consisting of nodes of different dimensions is studied, in which the internal time delays are different from the coupling delays. Proper adaptive controllers are proposed for the stabilization and function matrix projective synchronization of such complex networks, respectively. The symmetric or diffusive conditions for the coupling matrices are not required. Finally, the results are applied to complex networks of chaotic oscillators showing the effectiveness of the proposed controllers.


Complex networks Adaptive stabilization Adaptive synchronization Nodes of different dimensions Non-diffusive coupling 



The research is supported by grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos.11471083 and 61572233), the Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province in China (No. 9151001003000005), and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. 21612443).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsJinan UniversityGuangzhouChina

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