Chaos: A Mathematical Introduction

Chaos: A Mathematical Introduction

by John Banks, Valentina Dragan, Arthur Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521531047

ISBN-13: 9780521531047

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This text presents concepts on chaos in discrete time dynamics that are accessible to anyone who has taken a first course in undergraduate calculus. Retaining its commitment to mathematical integrity, the book, originating in a popular one-semester middle level undergraduate course, constitutes the first elementary presentation of a traditionally advanced subject.  See more details below

Overview

This text presents concepts on chaos in discrete time dynamics that are accessible to anyone who has taken a first course in undergraduate calculus. Retaining its commitment to mathematical integrity, the book, originating in a popular one-semester middle level undergraduate course, constitutes the first elementary presentation of a traditionally advanced subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521531047
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
Australian Mathematical Society Lecture Series, #18
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Making predictions; 2. Mappings and orbits; 3. Periodic orbits; 4. Asymptotic orbits I: linear and affine mappings; 5. Asymptotic orbits II: differentiable mappings; 6. Families of mappings and bifurcations; 7. Graphical composition, wiggly iterates and zeros; 8. Sensitive dependence; 9. Ingredients of chaos; 10. Schwarzian derivatives and 'woggles'; 11. Changing coordinates; 12. Conjugacy; 13. Wiggly iterates, Cantor sets and chaos; Index.

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