**Discrete Dynamical Systems**

by Arild Wikan

**Publisher**: Bookboon 2013**ISBN-13**: 9788740303278**Number of pages**: 254

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(5.7MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Valuations and Hyperbolicity in 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.

(

**4470**views)

**Complex Dynamics and Renormalization**

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.

(

**4335**views)

**Substitutions in Dynamics, Arithmetics, and Combinatorics**

by

**Pierre Arnoux, et al.**-

**Springer**

A certain category of infinite strings of letters on a finite alphabet is presented here, chosen among the 'simplest' possible one may build, both because they are very deterministic and because they are built by simple rules.

(

**5963**views)

**Singularities of Transition Processes in Dynamical Systems**

by

**Alexander N. Gorban**-

**American Mathematical Society**

This monograph presents a systematic analysis of the singularities in the transition processes for dynamical systems. We study general dynamical systems, with dependence on a parameter, and construct relaxation times that depend on three variables.

(

**4992**views)