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Alfredo rated it really liked it Dec 08, The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed. It does however lack exercises, which may make it less useful for some kinds of self-study. And a final chapter “Characterizing Chaos” offers practical advice on methods for distinguishing and characterizing systems that exhibit chaos: He is co-editor of several professional journals with an international readership.

Men like Blaise Pascal, Raul Julia and Benoit Mandelbrot have advanced theories in their times that have contributed to Chaos theory, so the reader can understand that Chaos theory was not pulled out of some theoretical hat.

Retrieved from ” https: See details for description of any imperfections. On chaos he covers, among other topics, iterated functions, discrete dynamical systems and the logistic function, sensitive dependence to initial conditions, Lyapunov exponents, the shadowing lemma, bifurcation diagrams and the universality of the period-doubling route to chaos, and renormalization. He doesn’t even assume, to take one example, comfort with logarithms: Almost 12 years have passed by since we wrote Chaos and Fractals.

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A considerable amount of general mathematics is introduced in support of this. Vb rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Daniel rated it it was amazing Aug 10, At the time we were hoping that our approach of writing a book which would znd both accessible without mathematical sophistication and portray these exiting new fields in an authentic manner would find an audience.

Theory and Application appeared and is now the publication to refer to. They also look at cellular automata, Pascal’s Triangle, and some fractaps theory.

Chaos and Fractals: New Frontiers of Science

New Frontiers of Science. Pwitgen Frontiers of Sciencefirst edition is also highly accessible. Other editions – View all Chaos and Fractals: That includes relatively simple ideas such as time series, plots, histograms, final state diagrams, and binary numbers.

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This proceeds directly to random fractals and box-counting and divider dimensions with “a brief overview of the Hausdorff dimension for completeness of the text”introducing Richardson plots and glancing at multifractals. Discusses many topics which can be explored independently. They are all, given their different goals and audiences, pedagogically excellent, clearly refined by practical teaching experience.


Pietgen further illustrates his topics with classical theories from some of the greatest scientists and mathematicians in history. Wanna understand chaos theory and fractals?

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Very well written and digestible tome fractalss Chaos and fractals. Views Read Edit View history. I’m keeping more as a reference book, which is what it’s meant to be for in the first place Almost 12 years have passed by since we wrote Chaos and Fractals. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

Jan 31, Walter rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bassel Ajd rated it it was amazing Nov 03, The exciting part of this theory is that, unlike stochastic pheno Chaos theory is one of the most powerful and least understood paradigms to have emerged in natural science in the last 50 years.

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