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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 sequence of systems' shift through the attractor basin constitutes coevolution between physical systems and policy systems.
In other words, the attractor basin is limited not by only by perceptible and deliberate choices made by the policy systems but, above all, by the actual physical developments --especially because the new stable states prove to be persistent.
The training set S is then distributed into k attractor basins (nodes).
Step 1: Generate a FMACA with k number of attractor basins.
The whole network acts as an attractor basin and the core concept (the central semantic cluster) of the SeCo acts as an attractor.