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This glossary will be expanded continuously. Topics displayed in gray will be treated in the near future.

 

A

adaptive control of chaos

attractor, strange

 

B

basin of attraction

Belouzov-Zabotinskij-reaction

bifurcation

butterfly effect

 

C

Cantor set

chaos, deterministic

Chua oscillator

conservative

control of chaos

 

D

delay coordinates

dimension, fractal

dissipative

Duffing oscillator

 

E

ergodic

 

F

Feigenbaum constants

flow, flow field, linearized flow

fractal

 

G

Grassberger Procaccia analysis

 

H

Hamiltonian chaos

Hausdorff dimension

Henon-Heiles system

homoclinic orbit

hyperchaos

 

I

Ikeda map

 

J

Julia set

 

K

KAM theorem

KAM torus

Kaplan Yorke conjecture

Kaplan Yorke map

K-entropy, Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy

 

L

Liouville´s theorem

local control of chaos

Lyapunov exponent

 

M

Mackey-Glass system

Mandelbrot set

manifolds, stable and unstable

Melnikov´s method

 

N

 

O

OGY control of chaos

Oseledec´s theorem

 

P

Poincaré map

Poincaré Bendixson theorem

Poincaré Birkhoff theorem

predictability

 

Q

QP-decomposition, QR-decomposition

quantum chaos

 

R

Rabinovic-Fabrikant equations

Rayleigh-Benard experiment

reconstruction of an attractor / a state space

repellor

Roessler system

routes to chaos

 

S

shadowing

Sinai billard

stability, structural

state space

 

T

Takens theorem

time series analysis

Tinkerbell map

trajectory

transients, chaotic

 

U

UPOs - unstable periodic orbits

 

V

Van der Pol oscillator

 

W

X

Y

Z

Zaslavskij map

 

 

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