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Synchronization Under Control in Complex Networks for a Panic Model

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After a sudden catastrophic event occurring in a population of individuals, panic can spread, persist and become more problematic than the catastrophe itself. In this paper, we explore through a computational approach the possibility to control the panic level in complex networks built with a recent behavioral model. After stating a rigorous theoretical framework, we propose a numerical investigation in order to establish the effect of the topology of the network on this control process, with randomly generated networks, and we compare the panic level for two distinct topology sets on a given network.


  • Optimal control
  • Numerical computation
  • Dynamical system
  • Complex network
  • Synchronization
  • Panic

This work has been supported by the French government, through the National Research Agency (ANR) under the Societal Challenge 9 “Freedom and security of Europe, its citizens and resident” with the reference number ANR-17-CE39-0008, and the UCA-JEDI Investments in the Future project managed by the National Research Agency (ANR) with the reference number ANR-15-IDEX-01.

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Cantin, G., Verdière, N., Lanza, V. (2019). Synchronization Under Control in Complex Networks for a Panic Model. In: , et al. Computational Science – ICCS 2019. ICCS 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 11537. Springer, Cham.

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