point attractor


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point attractor

n. Mathematics
In the phase space of a dynamical system, a point representing a steady state of the system, toward which the states represented by nearby points ultimately tend.
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This stable state is known as the fixed point attractor.
The point attractor describes behavior when the object in question (a thing or person) is attracted to one specific thing or point.
In phase space, the circle will spiral inwards to a central point attractor.