Elementary Symbolic Dynamics and Chaos in Dissipative Systems
by Bai-Lin Hao
Publisher: World Scientific 1989
Number of pages: 475
This book is a monograph on chaos in dissipative systems written for those working in the physical sciences. Emphasis is on symbolic description of the dynamics and various characteristics of the attractors, and written from the view-point of practical applications without going into formal mathematical rigour. The author used elementary mathematics and calculus, and relied on physical intuition whenever possible.
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by U. Helmke, J. B. Moore - Springer
Aimed at mathematics and engineering graduate students and researchers in the areas of optimization, dynamical systems, control systems, signal processing, and linear algebra. The problems solved are those of linear algebra and linear systems theory.
by Nils Berglund - arXiv
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by Mark A. Peletier - arXiv
The notes describe the methodology called Variational Modelling, and focus on the application to the modelling of gradient-flow systems. I describe the methodology itself in great detail, and explain why this is a rational modelling route.
by Glenn Elert
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