Understanding Complex SystemsThe logistic map and the route to chaos from the beginnings to modern applications UCS [1ed.]9783540283669, 3-540-28366-8

Author : Marcel Ausloos, Michel Dirickx
Description:Pierre-Francois Verhulst, with his seminal work using the logistic map to describe population growth and saturation, paved the way for the many applications of this tool in modern mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, economics and sociology. Indeed nowadays the logistic map is considered a useful and paradigmatic showcase for the route leading to chaos. This volume gathers contributions from some of the leading specialists in the field to present a state-of-the art view of the many ramifications of the developments initiated by Verhulst over a century ago.
Categories: Physics Mechanics: Nonlinear dynamics and chaos
Year :2006
Publisher : Springer
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 400
File Info : pdf 14 Mb