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In Computational intelligence and neuroscience

In this paper, the globally asymptotic synchronization of multi-layer neural networks is studied via aperiodically intermittent control. Due to the property of intermittent control, it is very hard to deal with the effect of time-varying delays and ascertain the control and rest widths for intermittent control. A new lemma with generalized Halanay-type inequalities are proposed first. Then, by constructing a new Lyapunov-Krasovskii functional and utilizing linear programming methods, several useful criteria are derived to ensure the multilayer neural networks achieve asymptotic synchronization. Moreover, an aperiodically intermittent control is designed, which has no direct relationship with control widths and rest widths and extends existing aperiodically intermittent control techniques, the control gains are designed by solving the linear programming. Finally, a numerical example is provided to confirm the effectiveness of the proposed theoretical results.

Jing Taiyan, Zhang Daoyuan, Zhang Xiaohua