Guidance on the control of chaos

  title={Guidance on the control of chaos},
  author={David S. Broomhead},
  • David S. Broomhead
  • Published 1992
  • Physics
  • Edward Lorenz expressed the extreme sensitivity of chaotic systems to perturbations by suggesting that the weather could be changed by a disturbance as tiny as the wingbeat of a butterfly. This is not to say that informed weather forecasters worry about the movements of butterflies – there are, in the global weather system, much larger scale phenomena which completely dominate the "butterfly effect". Nevertheless, it is true that sensitivity to small perturbations is the fundamental property of… CONTINUE READING

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