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chaotic attractor

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Definition of chaotic attractor in English:

noun

Mathematics
Another term for strange attractor.
Example sentences
  • By the early 1990s, advances in computer graphics had brought to the public's attention such mathematical constructs as fractals and chaotic attractors, arousing a tremendous interest in these and other amazing forms.
  • They then mapped a given motion sequence - whether a ballet jump or sequence of karate moves - onto a chaotic attractor.
  • Similar chaotic attractors have been found in many areas of study, for example, in mechanical, electronic and optical systems.

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