"... The program devoted to the Julia and Mandelbrot sets is particularly exciting. Seeing the beautiful sets appearing on the screen, manipulating parameters oneself and observing the effects is infinitely more enlightening than viewing a picture in a book. ... Each chapter also provides a guide to ideas which the graduate student might wish to explore in that particular field." J E Scully, The Physicist 2000/37/6
Chaos: A Program Collection for the PC presents an outstanding selection of executable programs with introductory texts to chaos theory and its simulation. Students in physics, mathematics, and engineering will find a thorough introduction to fundamentals and applications in this field. Many numerical experiments and suggestions for further studies help the reader to become familiar with this fascinating topic. The second edition includes one CD-ROM, the executable programs are Windows 95 compatible.
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