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Introductory Chaos Theory Text

  1. Aug 27, 2007 #1
    Does anyone have a recommendation on an introductory chaos theory text?

    I would like a text that is either upper division undergrad, or possibly at the graduate level. Also, are there any "classics" or bibles in the field?

    Thanks you,
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  3. Aug 27, 2007 #2


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    Chaos and Fractals: New Frontiers of Science (0387979034/ 978-0387979038)
    by Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe is a pretty interesting introductory text. The classic paper by Edward Lorenz is, well, classic.
  4. Aug 27, 2007 #3
    Thank you. "Chaos and Fractals: New Frontiers of Science" is in my school's technical library, so I will pick it up.
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