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The Kuramoto model subject to a fluctuating environment: application to brainwave dynamics.

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Article number1240011
Journal publication date03/2012
JournalFluctuation and Noise Letters
Journal number1
Volume11
Number of pages11
Pages-
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We consider the phase dynamics of an ensemble of Kuramoto oscillators whose eigenfrequencies are perturbed to model the openness of living systems, and we show that it exhibits time-localized epochs of synchrony. A new quantitative measure is used to show that the model compares well with electroencephalography data recorded from a healthy awake human.