Predicting synchrony in heterogeneous pulse coupled oscillators.

  title={Predicting synchrony in heterogeneous pulse coupled oscillators.},
  author={Sachin S. Talathi and Dong-Uk Hwang and Abraham Miliotis and Paul R. Carney and William L. Ditto},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={80 2 Pt 1},
  • S. TalathiD. Hwang W. Ditto
  • Published 11 August 2009
  • Physics
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
Pulse coupled oscillators (PCOs) represent an ubiquitous model for a number of physical and biological systems. Phase response curves (PRCs) provide a general mathematical framework to analyze patterns of synchrony generated within these models. A general theoretical approach to account for the nonlinear contributions from higher-order PRCs in the generation of synchronous patterns by the PCOs is still lacking. Here, by considering a prototypical example of a PCO network, i.e., two synaptically… 

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