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attractor

[ə′trak·tər]
(physics)
A geometrical object toward which the trajectory of a dynamical system, represented by a curve in phase space, converges in the course of time.
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The responses to the policy system determine the attractor basin available to the latter as the new situation, i.
The sequence of systems' shift through the attractor basin constitutes coevolution between physical systems and policy systems.
Step 5: If examples (S') of an attractor basin belong to K' number of classes, then Partition (S', K').