Chaos: Its Descriptions and Conditions for Existence

  • Stephen Wiggins
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 73)


In this chapter we will discuss and derive sufficient conditions for a dynamical system to exhibit complicated dynamical, or chaotic, behavior. We will also discuss a characterization of this behavior in terms of symbolic dynamics.


Symbolic Dynamic Symbol Sequence Vertical Slice Vertical Slab Full Shift 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Wiggins
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  1. 1.Applied Mechanics 104-44California Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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