The characterization of chaos as a random-like response from a deterministic dynamical system with an extreme sensitivity to initial conditions is well-established, and has provided a stimulus to…

Friday, April 11, 2014 at 3:30pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655
CAM Colloquium: Steven W. Shaw (Michigan St.) - Coupled Pendulums as Vibration Absorbers: how nonlinear dynamics will help improve…

Abstract: Just by inspection of Earth’s surface using Google Earth, vegetation patterns of different type can be found in semi-arid climates such as in Mali and Niger. These patterns range…