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strange attractor

n. Physics
An attractor exhibited by some dynamic systems for which the approach to the attractor is chaotic.
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strange attractor

n
(Mathematics) maths a type of chaotic dynamical system
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Noun1.strange attractor - an attractor for which the approach to its final point in phase space is chaotic
attracter, attractor - (physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system
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podivný atraktor
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He then surveys the key concepts and results to emerge from dynamical systems: Chaos and the butterfly effect, deterministic randomness, bifurcations, universality, phase space, and strange attractors. Throughout, Feldman examines possible scientific implications of these phenomena for the study of complex systems.
Using current terminology (Arnold, 2009; Arrowsmith & Place, 1982; Bezruchko, Koronovskiy, Trubetskov, & Khramov, 2010; Danilov, 2010; Haken, 1978, 2004; Malinetsky, 2009; Sekovanov, 2013; Trubetskov, 2010), we shall call attractive fixed points and periodic points as attractors, and local complicated sets - as strange attractors.
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While varied, these outcomes are steered by underlying patterns known as fractals, or "strange attractors." An example of fractals is the patterns that govern the creation of snowflakes.