MAT335H1: Chaos, Fractals and Dynamics

Hours

36L

An elementary introduction to a modern and fast-developing area of mathematics. One-dimensional dynamics: iterations of quadratic polynomials. Dynamics of linear mappings, attractors. Bifurcation, Henon map, Mandelbrot and Julia sets. History and applications.

Prerequisite
MAT137Y1/(MATA30H3, MATA31H3, MATA37H3)/MAT137Y5/MAT157Y1/MAT157Y5/MAT235Y1/MAT235Y5/(MAT232H5, MAT236H5)/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3)/MAT237Y1/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3, MATB43H3)/MAT237Y5, MAT223H1/MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H1/MAT240H5
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)