Randomness and Chaos

  • Cemal AtakanEmail author
  • Rukiye Dağalp
  • Nihan Potas
  • Fikri Öztürk
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


The primary goal of this study is to remind, emphasize and revive the ideas of C. Radhakrishna Rao, inscribed in his words “Chance deals with order in disorder while chaos deals with disorder in order”. We will focus upon some concepts such as randomness, probability measure, chaos, fractals, random sequences and complexity. Deterministic phenomena need and use mathematics, stochastic phenomena need and use statistics, at least probability theory, as a modeling device. Analysis of measurements always need statistics. Modeling of some natural phenomena need fractional calculus. Fractional calculus nor stochastic calculus will be used.


Randomness Probability measure Random walk Brownian motion Chaos Logistic map Kolmogorov complexity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cemal Atakan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rukiye Dağalp
    • 1
  • Nihan Potas
    • 2
  • Fikri Öztürk
    • 3
  1. 1.Ankara University, Department of StatisticsAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.International Science Association-Ankara, TurkeyGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Ankara University, Modelling and Simulation LabAnkaraTurkey

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