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 Sid-Ali Ouadfeul (ed.) - InTech
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by Valerio Lucarini, et al. - arXiv
This book provides a comprehensive introduction for the study of extreme events in the context of dynamical systems. It provides an overview of the area, underlining its relevance for mathematics, natural sciences, engineering, and social sciences.
by Mason A. Porter - arXiv
Nonlinear dynamics (''chaos theory'') and quantum mechanics are two of the scientific triumphs of the 20th century. The author gives a brief review of the origin and fundamentals of both quantum mechanics and nonlinear dynamics.
by Thomas Ward - University of East Anglia
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