Precision of collective oscillations in complex dynamical systems with noise

Fumito Mori, Alexander S. Mikhailov

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    Two kinds of oscillation precision are investigated for complex oscillatory dynamical systems under action of noise. The many-cycle precision determined by the variance of the times needed for a large number of cycles is closely related to diffusion of the global oscillation phase and provides an invariant property of a system. The single-cycle precision given by the variance in durations of single cycles is sensitive to the choice of an output variable and output checkpoint; it can be improved by an appropriate selection of them. A general analysis of the precision properties based on the Floquet perturbation theory is performed and analytical predictions are verified in numerical simulations of a model oscillatory genetic network.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number062206
    JournalPhysical Review E
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 9 2016

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
    • Statistics and Probability
    • Condensed Matter Physics


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