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Courses - Spring 2022
MATH
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MATH452
Introduction to Dynamics and Chaos
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH341; or MATH246 and one of (MATH240 or MATH461).
Cross-listed with: AMSC452.
Credit only granted for: AMSC452 or MATH452.
An introduction to mathematical dynamics and chaos. Orbits, bifurcations, Cantor sets and horseshoes, symbolic dynamics, fractal dimension, notions of stability, flows and chaos. Includes motivation and historical perspectives, as well as examples of fundamental maps studied in dynamics and applications of dynamics.