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 Edward R. Scheinerman - Prentice Hall College Div
Author invites readers from a wide range of backgrounds to explore the beauty and excitement of dynamical systems. Written for readers who want to continue exploring mathematics beyond linear algebra, but are not ready for highly abstract material.
by Evans M. Harrell II
Class notes for an introductory course on dynamical systems and chaos for mathematicians, physicists, and engineers. The text concentrates on models rather than proofs in order to bring out the concepts of dynamics and chaos.
by Nils Berglund - arXiv
This text is a slightly edited version of lecture notes for a course to undergraduate Mathematics and Physics students. Contents: Examples of Dynamical Systems; Stationary and Periodic Solutions; Local Bifurcations; Introduction to Chaotic Dynamics.
by Thomas Ward - University of East Anglia
These notes describe several situations in dynamics where the notion of valuations on rings provides a simple language in which to describe and exploit hyperbolicity. This approach goes a little beyond simply providing a convenient language.