First Applications

  • José María AmigóEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN)


In this chapter we present four applications of permutation entropy and ordinal patterns: entropy estimation, complexity analysis, recovery of parameters from itineraries, and synchronization analysis of time series. The scope is to give the reader a multifaceted picture of ordinal analysis in action. Two more applications (to determinism detection and to space–time chaos) will be discussed at length in Chaps. 9 and 10, respectively.


Invariant Measure Shannon Entropy Phase Synchronization Topological Entropy Symbolic Sequence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro de Investigacion OperativaUniversidad Miguel HernandezElcheSpain

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