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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 678543, 10 pages
Research Article

Cluster Synchronization of Impulsive Complex Networks with Stochastic Perturbations and Time-Varying Delays

1College of Mathematics and Computational Science, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China
2College of Information and Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China

Received 20 February 2013; Accepted 26 August 2013

Academic Editor: Yannick De Decker

Copyright © 2013 Yi Zhao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper investigates the cluster synchronization of impulsive complex networks with stochastic perturbation and time-varying delays. Besides, the nodes in the complex networks are nonidentical. By utilizing the Lyapunov stability theory, stochastic analysis theory, and linear matrix inequalities (LMI), sufficient conditions are derived to guarantee the cluster synchronization. The numerical simulation is provided to show the effectiveness of the theoretical results.