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Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 6170 - Discrete Dynamical Systems

This course features a blend of theory and experimentation using computer software to study dynamical systems with a special emphasis on chaotic systems. Topics investigated include iteration and orbits, graphical analysis, periodic points, bifurcation theory, fractals, Julia Sets, the Mandelbrot Set, and symbolic dynamics.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: Consent of advisor.

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: This course is primarily for teachers and ordinarily will not apply towards the Master of Arts in Mathematics.

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