Predicting Variable Star Light Curves



I present a new method to test determinism, in particular the nonlinear behavior, in observed time series of pulsating stars, based on a recent prediction method which exploits the dynamical system theory. A method for filling gaps in data has thereby been constructed. Estimated bounds to the necessary embedding dimension can be obtained and chaotic divergences can be estimated.


Light Curve Chaotic Attractor Dynamical System Theory Stochastic Perturbation Observe Time Series 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DASGAL, Observatory of Paris-MeudonURA CNRS 335MeudonFrance

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