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The Mandelbrot Set

David P. Feldman

in Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199566433
eISBN:
9780191774966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.003.0026
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter explores whether or not Julia sets can be classified or categorised. It shows that some Julia sets are connected, forming one contiguous shape, while others are disconnected. It then ... More


Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

David P. Feldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199566433
eISBN:
9780191774966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides an elementary introduction to chaos and fractals. It introduces the key phenomena of chaos — aperiodicity, sensitive dependence on initial conditions, bifurcations — via simple ... More


New worlds versus scaling: From van Leeuwenhoek to�Mandelbrot

Shaun Lovejoy

in Weather, Macroweather, and the Climate: Our Random Yet Predictable Atmosphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190864217
eISBN:
9780197559895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864217.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

We just took a voyage through scales, noticing structures in cloud photographs and wiggles on graphs. Collectively, they spanned ranges of scale over factors of billions in space and billions of ... More


Quantifying Chaos

Robert C. Hilborn

in Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507239
eISBN:
9780191709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507239.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter explores various means of quantifying the degree of chaotic behaviour of both numerically generated time series and time series from real experiments. These methods include Lyapunov ... More


Conclusion

David P. Feldman

in Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199566433
eISBN:
9780191774966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.003.0033
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This concluding chapter highlights some of the key themes and lessons of chaos and fractals and reflects on how their impact can be characterised. It discusses how deterministic dynamical systems can ... More


Macroweather predictions and climate projections

Shaun Lovejoy

in Weather, Macroweather, and the Climate: Our Random Yet Predictable Atmosphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190864217
eISBN:
9780197559895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864217.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

“Does the Flapping of a Butterfly’s Wings in Brazil Set off a Tornado in Texas?” This was the provocative title of an address given by Edward Lorenz, the origin for the (nearly) household ... More


Amateurs and Professionals in Chemistry: The Case of the Periodic System

Philip J. Stewart

in Mendeleev to Oganesson: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on the Periodic Table

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190668532
eISBN:
9780197559765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668532.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Amateurs Have Made Valuable contributions to various sciences, including astronomy, geology, biology, and engineering. In chemistry they have been drawn to the periodic system of the elements, with ... More


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