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Attractor

In non-linear dynamic series, an attractor defines the equilibrium level of the system. See: Point Attractor, Limit Cycle, and Strange Attractor.
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We need to review and re-orient our national security proverbs and metaphors toward new threat attractors.
The attract method was applied to determine the attractor modules that were identified by the clique-merging algorithm.
She covers seaweed meanders, meanders, Morse meanders and Sturm global attractors, right and left one-shifts, connection graphs of types I through IV, meanders and the Temperley-Lieb algebra, representations of seaweed Lie algebras, and classical Yang-Baxter equation meanders.
From the perspective of an intervention design, attractors become critical for both methodological reasons and implementation.
The geometric texture of the chaotic system attractors is formed by the orbit cuddling and separating over and over again.
These peculiar characteristics have led such attractors to be called strange attractors, but chaotic systems are so-called for another reason, namely that any change in the starting point of the temporal evolution of the system in the phase space, no matter how small, inflates exponentially.
More specifically, they show that strange attractors with SRB measures exist.
All systems are limited, and attractors describe these limits.
By teaching students how to identify the different attractors within their own behaviour and also developing resilience by introducing chance events to hypothetical scenarios, this can begin to develop both their consequential thinking and their resilience.
Recent research in non-linear dynamics shows, that the so-called rare attractors (RA) exist in all typical and well studied models [1-9], but are unnoticed by the traditional methods of analysis.
Attractors of N(s) are orbits of such configurations x(t) for which there exists a p [member of] N such that x(t) = x(t + p).
In such a case we observed multiple attractors and hysteresis with respect to the parameter [x.