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New Study Shows How Networks Keep Themselves in Synch
May 24, 2010
Synchronization is all around us. Think of fireflies flashing together, crickets chirping in unison, neurons firing together and power plants generating electrical currents with the exact same frequency all across the power grid. These important collective behaviors happen spontaneously in both natural and engineered networks composed of a large number of interacting parts, but how?
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