Spontaneous mode switching in coupled oscillators competing for constant amounts of resources

Yoshito Hirata, Masashi Aono, Masahiko Hara, Kazuyuki Aihara

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Abstract

We propose a widely applicable scheme of coupling that models competitions among dynamical systems for fixed amounts of resources. Two oscillators coupled in this way synchronize in antiphase. Three oscillators coupled circularly show a number of oscillation modes such as rotation and partially in-phase synchronization. Intriguingly, simple oscillators in the model also produce complex behavior such as spontaneous switching among different modes. The dynamics reproduces well the spatiotemporal oscillatory behavior of a true slime mold Physarum, which is capable of computational optimization.

Original languageEnglish
Article number020001CHA
JournalChaos
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Spontaneous mode switching in coupled oscillators competing for constant amounts of resources. / Hirata, Yoshito; Aono, Masashi; Hara, Masahiko; Aihara, Kazuyuki.

In: Chaos, Vol. 20, No. 1, 020001CHA, 2010.

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Hirata, Yoshito ; Aono, Masashi ; Hara, Masahiko ; Aihara, Kazuyuki. / Spontaneous mode switching in coupled oscillators competing for constant amounts of resources. In: Chaos. 2010 ; Vol. 20, No. 1.
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