On the Approach of Ensemble of Interacting Imperfect Models

  • Miroslav MirchevEmail author
  • Ljupco Kocarev
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


Several approaches of ensemble of interacting imperfect models combined based on observed data either by adaptive synchronization, optimized couplings or weighted combining have been recently proposed. In this study we further examine the weighted combining method using the Hindmarsh-Rose (HR) neuron model and the different outcomes that we can expect. We generate data with an HR model usually referred as ‘truth’ and use the data to train an ensemble of HR models with perturbed parameter values, so that together they mimic the truth. The results show that the weights of the ensemble can be learned using data from a truth HR model exhibiting bursting, in order to represent the same bursting behavior as well as other behaviors such as spiking and random bursting.


Convex Combination Coupling Coefficient Neuron Model Truth Behavior Imperfect Model 
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This work was partially supported by project EC Grant #266722.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Elettronica e TelecomunicazioniPolitecnico di TorinoTurinItaly
  2. 2.Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Skopje, Macedonia and BioCircuits InstituteUniversity of California, San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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