# Projective Exponential Synchronization for a Class of Complex PDDE Networks with Multiple Time Delays

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School of Informatics, Linyi University, Linyi 276005, China

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School of Science, Linyi University, Linyi 276005, China

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School of Automobile Engineering, Linyi University, Linyi 276005, China

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School of Automation, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China

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Academic Editor: J. A. Tenreiro Machado

Received: 20 April 2015 / Revised: 18 October 2015 / Accepted: 19 October 2015 / Published: 28 October 2015

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Advances in Chaos Theory and Complex Networks)

This paper addresses the problem of projective exponential synchronization for a class of complex spatiotemporal networks with multiple time delays satisfying the homogeneous Neumann boundary conditions, where the network is modeled by coupled partial differential-difference equations (PDDEs). A distributed proportional-spatial derivative (P-sD) controller is designed by employing Lyapunov’s direct method and Kronecker product. The controller ensures the projective exponential synchronization of the PDDE network. The main result of this paper is presented in terms of standard linear matrix inequality (LMI). A numerical example is provided to show the effectiveness of the proposed design method.