We consider the robustness of multilayer networks composed of active and inactive oscillators from the viewpoint of interlayer coupling effects through the aging transition. We show in detail that two-layer networks increase or decrease their robustness depending on interlayer coupling schemes compared with single-layer networks. In addition, we find that an increase of mismatches of oscillator types (active or inactive) among interlayer-connected oscillators reduces the robustness of the networks with mean-field, chain, and diffusive interlayer couplings in two-layer networks. Moreover, we discuss the robustness of networks with more than two layers.
|Journal||Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics|
|Publication status||Published - May 9 2011|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Statistics and Probability
- Condensed Matter Physics