Unpredictable behaviour in stable systems

A. Politic, R. Livi, G.-L. Oppo, R. Kapral

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Abstract

An unusual type of deterministic chaos found in chains of coupled maps is investigated. The unpredictable behaviour, characterized by negative Lyapunov exponents, is shown to be of the same type as that exhibited by deterministic cellular automata. The fact that this form of ≪chaos≫ is found to exist in a more realistic class of dynamical models serves as motivation for its identification in physical systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)571-576
Number of pages6
JournalEPL
Volume22
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jun 1993

Keywords

  • chaos
  • unpredictable behaviour
  • dynamical models

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