# The interplay between diversity and noise in an excitable cell network model

@article{Scialla2022TheIB, title={The interplay between diversity and noise in an excitable cell network model}, author={Stefano Scialla and Marco Patriarca and E. Heinsalu}, journal={Europhysics Letters}, year={2022}, volume={137} }

We study the effects of the interplay between diversity and noise in a 3D network of FitzHugh-Nagumo elements, with topology and dimensions chosen to model a pancreatic β-cell cluster, as an example of an excitable cell network. Our results show that diversity and noise are non-equivalent sources of disorder that have different effects on the network dynamics: their synchronization mechanisms may act independently of one another or synergistically, depending on the mean value of the diversity…

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