By Professor Grigory V. Osipov, Professor Jürgen Kurths, Dr. Changsong Zhou (auth.)
The formation of collective habit in huge ensembles or networks of coupled oscillatory components is without doubt one of the oldest and so much primary facets of dynamical structures idea. strength and current functions span an unlimited spectrum of fields starting from physics, chemistry, geoscience, via existence- and neurosciences to engineering, the commercial and the social sciences. This paintings systematically investigates a good number of oscillatory community configurations which are in a position to describe many genuine structures equivalent to electrical strength grids, lasers or the center muscle - to call yet a couple of. This publication is conceived as an creation to the sector for graduate scholars in physics and utilized arithmetic in addition to being a compendium for researchers from any box of software drawn to quantitative models.