Evaluation of Chaotic Models

  • Lena C. Zuchowski
Part of the New Directions in the Philosophy of Science book series (NDPS)


I will introduce an analytic framework that conceptualizes the evaluation of vertical chaotic models as consisting of three steps: the determination of the chaotic conditional to be transferred from a model to a target system; the determination of the existence of chaos in the target system; and the evaluation of model faithfulness. Each step will be discussed in detail. I will also discuss the evaluation and investigative role of horizontal chaotic models.


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  • Lena C. Zuchowski
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  1. 1.Fachbereich PhilosophieUniversität SalzburgSalzburgAustria

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