Discrete Dynamical Systems
by Arild Wikan
Publisher: Bookboon 2013
Number of pages: 254
This book covers important topics like stability, hyperbolicity, bifurcation theory and chaos, topics which are essential in order to understand the fascinating behavior of nonlinear discrete dynamical systems. The theory is illuminated by several examples and exercises, many of them taken from population dynamical studies. Solution methods of linear systems as well as solution methods of discrete optimization (control) problems are also included.
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by Curtis T. McMullen - Harvard University
Contents: Ergodic theory; Dynamics on hyperbolic surfaces; Orbit counting, equidistribution and arithmetic; Spectral theory; Mixing of unitary representations of SLnR; Amenability; The Laplacian; All unitary representations of PSL2(R); etc.
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 Curtis T. McMullen - Princeton University Press
Addressing researchers and graduate students in the active meeting ground of analysis, geometry, and dynamics, this book presents a study of renormalization of quadratic polynomials and a rapid introduction to techniques in complex dynamics.
by Roland K. W. Roeder - arXiv
We introduce the exciting field of complex dynamics at an undergraduate level while reviewing, reinforcing, and extending the ideas learned in an typical first course on complex analysis. Julia sets and the famous Mandelbrot set will be introduced...