Neural Computing and Applications

, Volume 22, Supplement 1, pp 323–331 | Cite as

Design of H control of neural networks with time-varying delays

  • V. N. PhatEmail author
  • H. Trinh
Original Article


This paper deals with the H control problem of neural networks with time-varying delays. The system under consideration is subject to time-varying delays and various activation functions. Based on constructing some suitable Lyapunov–Krasovskii functionals, we establish new sufficient conditions for H control for two cases of time-varying delays: (1) the delays are differentiable and have an upper bound of the delay-derivatives and (2) the delays are bounded but not necessary to be differentiable. The derived conditions are formulated in terms of linear matrix inequalities, which allow simultaneous computation of two bounds that characterize the exponential stability rate of the solution. Numerical examples are given to illustrate the effectiveness of our results.

Key words

Neural networks H control Stabilization Time-delay systems Lyapunov function Linear matrix inequalities 



This work was supported by the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development, Vietnam and the Faculty Strategic Fund, Deakin University, Australia. The authors wish to thank anonymous reviewers for valuable comments and suggestions, which allowed us to improve the paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics,VASTHanoiVietnam
  2. 2.School of EngineeringDeakin UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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