Analysis of Synchronizing Biochemical Networks via Incremental Dissipativity

  • Abdullah Hamadeh
  • Jorge Gonçalves
  • Guy-Bart Stan


Synchronization, defined in a broad sense, is the phenomenon in which communicating agents coordinate outputs. The abundance of examples of this process in nature and engineering has led to its becoming an active sub-area of research in networks theory, as evidenced by the multitude of publications on the subject [4].


Dissipativity Incremental dissipativity Passive Passivity Incremental signal Zero-state detectability Storage function Supply rate Incremental supply rate Incrementally passive Incrementally output feedback passive (iOFP) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdullah Hamadeh
    • 1
  • Jorge Gonçalves
    • 2
  • Guy-Bart Stan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Department of EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.Department of Bioengineering Imperial CollegeCentre for Synthetic Biology and InnovationLondonUK

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