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Finite-time real combination synchronization of three complex-variable chaotic systems with unknown parameters via sliding mode control


The problem of real combination synchronization between three complex-variable chaotic systems with unknown parameters is investigated by nonsingular terminal sliding mode control in a finite time. Based on the adaptive laws and finite-time stability theory, a nonsingular terminal sliding mode control is designed to ensure the real combination synchronization of three complex-variable chaotic systems in a given finite time. It is theoretically gained that the introduced sliding mode technique has finite-time convergence and stability in both arriving and sliding mode phases. Numerical simulation results are given to show the effectiveness and reliability of the finite-time real combination synchronization.

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The work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61472371, 61472372, 61572446, 61602424 and 61603348), Science and Technology Innovation Talents Henan Province (Grant No. 174200510012) China Postdoctoral Science Foundation funded Project (Grant No. 2015M570641 and 2016T90687), Basic and Frontier Technology Research Program of Henan Province (Grant No. 16230041 0220), Key Program of Higher Education of China Henan Province (Grant No. 17A120005) and the Science Foundation of for Doctorate Research of Zhengzhou University of Light Industry (Grant No. 2014BSJJ044).

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Sun, J., Wu, Y., Cui, G. et al. Finite-time real combination synchronization of three complex-variable chaotic systems with unknown parameters via sliding mode control. Nonlinear Dyn 88, 1677–1690 (2017).

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  • Finite time
  • Real combination synchronization
  • Complex-variable chaotic system
  • Sliding mode control
  • Unknown parameter