Recurrence Equations

  • Nino Boccara
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


The essential points of this chapter are Extension of the definitions we gave for models formulated in terms of differential equations, such as orbit, periodic point, Lyapunov stability, etc The contracting principle theorem The Hartman–Grobman theorem for maps The definition of the discrete logistic model The definition of a period-doubling bifurcation The definition of the Feigenbaum number


Periodic Orbit Equilibrium Point Bifurcation Point Periodic Point Recurrence Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. PhysicsUniversity of Illinois, ChicagoChicagoUSA

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