## Influence of Network Topology on Synchronization

*09 Nov 2014 19:10*

Are certain kinds of networks *always* easier to synchronize? Or
*generically* easier to synchronize, for very broad classes of dynamics?
Does it matter if the couplings are heterogeneous? Does it matter if the nodes
are heterogeneous? Are there perhaps *local* aspects which
make *parts* of networks easier to synchronize, or apt to synchronize?

See also: Complex Networks; Synchronization

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