Chaos Theory

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Chaos Theory

A theory stating that seemingly unrelated events affect each other in a predictable, mathematical way. In investing, chaos theory is used to predict future stock prices using information that does not seem to affect prices directly, such as trading volume and trader sentiment. Computing these factors using chaos theory is as complex as it is controversial.
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His PhD is in Physics from University of California Santa Cruz; his early work was on chaotic dynamical systems, in particular methods for prediction and data analysis.
Consider a class of chaotic dynamical systems described by the nonlinear differential equation as follows:
Devaney, An Introduction to Chaotic Dynamical Systems, Second Edition, Addision-Wesley, Redwood City, 1989.