Part of the Texts in Applied Mathematics book series (TAM, volume 5)
In this chapter we will study iteration in one dimension. (Iteration in two dimensions is far more complicated and comprises an important chapter in Volume II.) “Iterating” a function f(x) consists of the following simple process:
Start with a seed x 0, and consider the sequence.(1)
The essence of iteration is to use the last output as the next input.
KeywordsPeriodic Point Quadratic Polynomial Iterative System Cycle Order Periodic Differential Equation
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