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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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In the present study, attractor modules for NPC were excavated via integrating systemic module inference with the attract method.
Such representation of the flow orbits in the reduced space is meaningful because the denseness of any chaotic attractor ensures that its projection onto a subspace is also chaotic (Lorenz 1963; Ott 2002).
The first two terms are similar to that of the conventional LMS and the third term is the zero attractor term which is responsible for attraction of coefficients to zero thereby accelerating the convergence speed and [rho] is the zero attractor controller which decides the strength of attraction.
The stretching and folding operation of a chaotic attractor systematically removes the initial information and replaces it with new information: the stretch makes small-scale uncertainties larger, the fold brings widely separated trajectories together and erases large-scale information.
The natural state for we humans is to be in the strange attractor, but we often impose the three other attractors because they promise greater predictability and stability.
One 1T and one 5T bifurcation group with Andronov-Hopf bifurcations, several symmetry breakings, period doublings and rare attractor P5 RA (Fig.
For each IFS, the Hausdorff dimension of the attractor is s, here s satisfies [tau](s) = 1.
Now, if x belongs to an attractor that is induced identically by both s and r, then [for all]t [member of] N, [x.
There is also a quasi periodic regime with two aliquant frequencies and attractor in the shape of an annulus.
She focuses this analogous relationship around two fundamental elements of dynamical systems theory: the strange attractor and the fractal.
Performers Joe Banks, known as Disinformation, and Mark Pilkington, known as Strange Attractor, will present their set which was influenced by the inventor Tesla, who was the first to broadcast radio signals.