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By T. Kapitaniak, S. R. Bishop

The research of nonlinear dynamics is among the so much energetic fields in glossy technology. It reaches around the complete variety of medical research, and is utilized in fields as varied as physics, engineering, biology, economics and medication. although, the mathematical language used to explain nonlinear dynamics, and the proliferation of latest terminology, could make using nonlinear dynamics a frightening job to the non-specialist. In addition,the simultaneous development within the use of nonlinear dynamics throughout assorted fields, and the cross-fertilization of rules from various disciplines, suggest that names and techniques used and constructed in a single box could be altered whilst 're-discovered' in a distinct context, making knowing the literature a tough and time-consuming job. The Illustrated Dictionary of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos addresses those difficulties. It provides, in an alphabetical structure, the major phrases, theorems and equations which come up within the research of nonlinear dynamics. New mathematical rules are defined and defined with examples and, the place applicable, illustrations are incorporated to help explanation and figuring out. For a few entries, the descriptions are self-contained, yet may still extra element be required, references are integrated for extra analyzing. the place substitute phrases are used for a unmarried inspiration, an access is positioned below the identify in most typical utilization, with cross-references given lower than different names. The Illustrated Dictionary of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos is a useful reference resource for all those that use nonlinear dynamics of their study, whether or not they are newbies to the sector who need assistance to appreciate the literature, or more matured researchers who want a concise and convenient reference

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