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Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(6), 927;

Synchronization of Chemical Synaptic Coupling of the Chay Neuron System under Time Delay

School of Electronic and Information Engineering, LanZhou JiaoTong University, Lanzhou 730070, China
Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, 4249-015 Porto, Portugal
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Received: 23 April 2018 / Revised: 17 May 2018 / Accepted: 28 May 2018 / Published: 4 June 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Fractal Based Information Processing and Recognition)
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This paper studies the chemical synaptic coupling of Chay neurons and the effect of adding time delay on their synchronization behavior. The results indicate that coupling strength stimuli can affect the discharge activity and the synchronization behavior. In the absence of coupling strength, the Chay neurons have chaotic discharge behavior and the system is in a nonsynchronous state. When a certain coupling strength is added, the neurons change from chaotic discharge to ordered periodic discharge, and the system state changes from asynchronous to synchronous. On the other hand, a time lag can alter the coupled system from synchronous to asynchronous. View Full-Text
Keywords: Chay neuron; coupling; time delay; synchronization Chay neuron; coupling; time delay; synchronization

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Wu, K.; Wang, D.; Yu, C.; Machado, J.T. Synchronization of Chemical Synaptic Coupling of the Chay Neuron System under Time Delay. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 927.

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