Synchronization between two coupled fractional order neuron models using the optimized fuzzy logic controller in the presence of external disturbances

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Control Engineering, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Control Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


Appropriate modeling of the coupled neurons helps us understand neurons' natural functions. In this paper fuzzy logic controller has been designed to synchronize two coupled neuron models. The fractional-order neurons are based on the FitzHugh-Nagumo (FHN) model. An optimized fuzzy controller is designed to synchronize the behavior of two neurons with each other in the presence of external disturbances. This controller overcomes the disturbance. The simulation example shows the performance of the proposed method.


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Volume 14, Issue 1
January 2023
Pages 3037-3043
  • Receive Date: 26 January 2022
  • Revise Date: 23 May 2022
  • Accept Date: 19 June 2022