High-dimensional memristive neural network and its application in commercial data encryption communication

Chunhua Wang, Dong Tang, Hairong Lin, Fei Yu, Yichuang Sun

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With the development of economic globalization, demands for digital business data sharing among different subsidiary companies are constantly emerging. How to achieve secure transmission of commercial data in the Internet of Things (IoT) is a challenging task. In this paper, we propose a memristive neural network-based method for encrypted communication of commercial data. First, a high-dimensional memristive Hopfield neural network (MMHNN) model with three memristive synapses and seven neurons is proposed and its complex dynamical behaviors are deeply analyzed. The results of theoretical analysis and numerical simulations show that the proposed MMHNN can generate quasi-periodic, periodic, chaotic and hyperchaotic attractors, as well as some controllable 1-direction (1D), 2D, 3D hyperchaotic multi-scroll attractors and other types of parametric regulatory dynamics and initial value regulation dynamics. In addition, an analog equivalent circuit for the MMHNN is constructed, and the circuit simulations experimental results demonstrate the correctness and feasibility of the multi-scroll attractors phenomena. Finally, a novel MMHNN-based encryption scheme for IoT commercial data images is proposed by applying hyperchaotic spatial multi-scroll attractors, and the performance analysis shows that the proposed system achieves good encryption performances, especially in terms of keyspace, information entropy, correlation and differential attacks. The hardware experiments further verify the effectiveness and superiority of the proposed commercial data encryption scheme based on the MMHNN.
Original languageEnglish
Article number122513
Pages (from-to)1/12
Number of pages12
JournalExpert Systems with Applications
Early online date19 Nov 2023
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2024


  • Commercial image encryption
  • Hyperchaotic multi-scroll attractors
  • IoT application
  • Memristive neural networks
  • Multi-stability


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