# Ergodic theory of chaos and strange attractors

@article{Eckmann1985ErgodicTO, title={Ergodic theory of chaos and strange attractors}, author={Jean-Pierre Eckmann and David Ruelle}, journal={Reviews of Modern Physics}, year={1985}, volume={57}, pages={617-656} }

Physical and numerical experiments show that deterministic noise, or chaos, is ubiquitous. While a good understanding of the onset of chaos has been achieved, using as a mathematical tool the geometric theory of differentiable dynamical systems, moderately excited chaotic systems require new tools, which are provided by the ergodic theory of dynamical systems. This theory has reached a stage where fruitful contact and exchange with physical experiments has become widespread. The present review…

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