An Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
by Marc Spiegelman
Publisher: LDEO 1997
Number of pages: 67
This tutorial will develop the basic ingredients necessary for modeling and understanding simple (and not so simple) non-linear dynamical systems. The goal of these exercises are to demonstrate you that you can develop significant insight into the behavior of complicated non-linear systems with just a little math, a little art and a little modeling software.
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by Boris Hasselblatt - Cambridge University Press
This book contains articles in several areas of dynamical systems that have recently experienced substantial progress. Some of the major surveys focus on symplectic geometry; smooth rigidity; hyperbolic, parabolic, and symbolic dynamics; etc.
by M.W. Hirsch, Hal Smith
From the table of contents: Introduction; Strongly Order-Preserving Semiflows; Generic Convergence and Stability; Ordinary Differential Equations; Delay Differential Equations; Monotone Maps; Semilinear Parabolic Equations.
by Mark A. Peletier - arXiv
The notes describe the methodology called Variational Modelling, and focus on the application to the modelling of gradient-flow systems. I describe the methodology itself in great detail, and explain why this is a rational modelling route.
by Thomas Ward - University of East Anglia
These notes describe several situations in dynamics where the notion of valuations on rings provides a simple language in which to describe and exploit hyperbolicity. This approach goes a little beyond simply providing a convenient language.